Sorghum leaf is waakye leaf
Sorghum leaf comes from the sorghum plant. Sorghum is a popular and nutritious grain to add to your diet if you have not. Sorghum leaf is called waakye leaf in Ghana. It has a bright burgundy color. When you boil this leaf in water you get that burgundy reddish brown color.
fatty acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, phenolic acid, lycopene, B-carotene, palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic, anti-oxidant, chlorophyll and so on.
Benefits and Uses
- Sorghum leaf or waakye leaf is great combination when boiled together with rice and beans. This is traditional from Northern Ghana and almost the whole Ghana has adopted it.
- . It can dye.
- It prevents heart disease.
- The color also means it helps your blood oneway or the other.
- It is medicinal leaf