As the popular adage goes, he who brings kola, brings life. Kola nut is the seed kernel of a large African tree grown commercially around the world and it gained its popularity as a caffeine-containing stimulant. The nut’s aroma is sweet and rose-like. Its initial taste is bitter and sweetens upon chewing. Many Ghanaian farm workers, manual workers and laborers chew kola nut as they go about their daily work. Regular daily chewing of kola nut can stain the teeth giving the teeth a rusty colour.