He lives in the forest and looks after all those terribly useful plants. Well, someone has to do it. Whether it’s medicine or curry, he can supply the appropriate leaf from his magnificent herb garden.
He is usually found standing on one leg and leaning on his staff. If you ask him why, he won’t answer because he never speaks. Hopefully he will point out the herbs you need instead.
Osanyin Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Area or people: Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Plants and Vegetation
Area of expertise: Plants
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 2909
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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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