Where Can I Get Bitter Kola In South Africa

What is a Bitter Kola?

Garcinia kola is a species of flowering plant belonging to the Mangosteen genus Garcinia of the family Clusiaceae. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, The Gambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone.

Where Can I Get Bitter Kola In South Africa?

Komati Foods

Address: 74 Lower Main Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 pm

Phone: +27 21 448 2130

Urban Ethnic Market

Address: Shop 8, 309 Pendoring Rd, Blackheath, Randburg, 2195, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 6 pm

Phone: +27 11 678 0554

Moringa Lifestyle RSA

Address: Jubilee Road, Hammanskraal, 0400, South Africa

Areas served: Free State and nearby areas

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 pm

Phone: +27 12 881 4401

What is another name for bitter kola in South Africa?

Garcinia kola (Heckel) belongs to the family Guttiferae, and the common names are bitter kola, orogbo in Yoruba, aki-inu in Ukwani, and ugolu in Igbo.

Can bitter kola reduce sugar level?

It has been proven that bitter kola can regulate blood sugar levels in blood by reducing and normalising it, with prolonged use. Those who suffer from the negative effects of elevated blood sugar can find some relief with bitter kola.