Bitter Kola is an evergreen tree, with a heavy, spreading crown, that can grow usually around 12 – 15 metre. Bitter kola is a plant found in Central and Western Africa that has long been valued for its medicinal properties.
A multipurpose tree and an important plant in the local economy. Some of the first recipes for Coca-Cola were made using the extract of the Garcinia Kola plant. The seeds have a sharp, bitter flavor that eases into a slight sweetness as you chew.
Traditional African medicine uses all parts of the Garcinia Kola plant, the seeds are mostly commonly eaten.