Rondelles or country onions are also known as olum, bobimbi, country onions. These hazelnuts are oval in shape, hence the name “rondelle”, from a tropical forest plant, they are dried after harvesting, and their shells are removed before use, in Cameroon they are used as a spice and in traditional medicine.
Its aroma is powerful and pleasant, somewhat similar to that of garlic, hence its name garlic tree. Afrostyrax lepidophyllus is a species of flowering plant in the Huaceae family. It occurs in Cameroon, Gabon and Ghana. According to some studies, Afrostyrax lepidophyllus bark extract has shown pest repellent activity.
It comes from a 20 m tall, straight tree from the forest in Ghana and Cameroon and Congo (Brazzaville). The tree, leaves and fruit have a strong odor resembling onion or garlic which is particularly strong. It would be ideal to settle the stomach to avoid bloating after eating beans.
This plant, also called “country onion”, is mainly found in the rainforests of Cameroon, Gabon and Ghana. In Cameroon, its fruit or slices, as well as its bark or olum, are used in cuisine in the preparation of dishes such as “yellow sauce”, “mbongo”, “nkui”, yellow sauce, nkwem without salt, pepper soup
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Product: Rondelle Nuts / Whole Country Onion
Country of origin: Cameroon
Contact name: Afrosmartshop SARL
Contact address: B.P 8743 Douala – Cameroon
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