Medicinal plants are not only popular for their ample store of active ingredients but also boast of several pharmacological properties including the modulation of components of the immune system.
The work is concluded and we have presented it at the World Ophthalmology Conference. The only thing with Nigerians is that we prefer orthodox medicine to the traditional ones.
Nigerian scientists have developed a blend of exotic herbs and species enriched with powerful immune strengthening benefits for the management and prevention of infectious
6 Jan 2021
A mixture of bitter kola, lime juice and honey is a “powerful treatment for hepatitis B”, claims a Facebook post shared in Nigeria in November 2020. It reads: “Grind the bitter kolas into fine powder, then mix with the lime juice and honey. Keep for four days. Take 4 spoons 4 times daily for 2months.” Hepatitis B, a…
13 Aug 2020
Scientists have continued to advance efforts to identify and validate plants and natural products with antiviral properties, especially against the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
20 Feb 2020
St. Valentine's Day has come and gone but the memories linger. Did you have a date or rather dates? Though synonymous with expression of love, it is a day couples reignite their sex lives.
24 Oct 2019
For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that regular intake of bitter kola (Garcinia kola) increases life span and life expectancy as well as neutralize the effects of toxic substances. The study published in the journal Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology is titled “Garcinia kola seed biflavonoid fraction (Kolaviron)
30 Aug 2019
A Professor of Ophthalmology, Adebukola Oshintelu, says regular intake of African native nut, bitter kola, helps to treat and manage glaucoma disease. Oshintelu, who works with Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday in Lagos. NAN reports that glaucoma is a condition…
30 Jul 2019
Bitter Kola is a plant from Africa and it has a lot of health benefits. Almost all the parts on this plant can be used for health purpose. Below are some of the benefits of bitter kola: Sexual Impotence When it comes to the improvement of sexual performance, especially among men, bitter kola is very…
7 Jun 2018
The liver is an organ about the size of a football that sits just under the rib cage on the right side of the abdomen. The liver is essential for digesting food and ridding the body of toxic substances.Liver disease can be inherited (genetic) or caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver,…
27 Oct 2017
Garcinia kola or in simple terms, bitter kola originated from West and Central Africa. Signifying the importance of this second largest continent, it produces many healing wonders for us. Garcinia kola belongs to the species of a tropical flowering plant. It produces brown, nut like seeds, similar looking to kidney beans. Some benefits include: Lungs,…