They said the sweet plant – which they call molomo monate – was discovered by their ancestors outside Lephalale in Limpopo Locals claim any man who chews the plants shrub and swallows the sweet juice – no woman can say no to him if he asks her for love!
According to one of the residents, 63-year-old Kautloa Mocheko, “The tree is well known as a ‘ways opener’– it makes people like you.
“As for women, this muthi is even worse. You attract girls by just opening your mouth and speaking to them,” he said.
Another resident, Fanie Giba, 69, said the sweet plant can help you to be loved and favoured when you speak to people. “Even if you are fighting with your wife or husband, you just come to get a piece of it. And whenever you start speaking to your lover when you arrive home, it will be all smiles and tears of joy!” he said.
“The tree is sweet and helps to bring reconciliation between two people and even makes them fall in love,” he said.