Sorghum leaf is waakye leaf

Sorghum leaf is waakye leaf

Sorghum leaf is waakye leafSorghum 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.

Nutritional value

fatty acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, phenolic acid, lycopene, B-carotene, palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic, anti-oxidant, chlorophyll and so on.


Benefits and Uses

  1. 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.
  2. . It can dye.
  3. It prevents heart disease.
  4. The color also means it helps your blood oneway or the other.
  5. It is medicinal leaf





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