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Mixed Reactions As Ooni Of Ife Says “Potent Herbs” Cure Coronavirus

By Violet Johnson
31 March 2020   |   8:47 am
Yesterday, His Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of Ife via his Instagram and Twitter pages shared his proposed cure - traditional herbs - to the global pandemic, Coronavirus. Read More: Coronavirus: Ooni Of Ife Prescribes “Potent Yoruba Herbs” As A Cure However, hours after he made his revelation, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)…

Yesterday, His Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of Ife via his Instagram and Twitter pages shared his proposed cure – traditional herbs – to the global pandemic, Coronavirus.

Read More: Coronavirus: Ooni Of Ife Prescribes “Potent Yoruba Herbs” As A Cure

However, hours after he made his revelation, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) tweeted stating that people should “Beware of unverified messages on social media!”.

“These DO NOT protect against #COVID19:

*Consuming hot lemon, palm oil, ginger or garlic
*Gargling with salt water
*Drinking or spraying dettol on your body”

Furthermore, the Ooni’s message has sparked controversy on whether or not it’s high time we turned our searchlight on nature and the plants it produces.

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