A new study published March 4, 2022, has validated more local plants for the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases. Top on the list is ginger, grape, turmeric, beetroot juice
Scientists have also identified more natural recipes for ameliorating mild to moderate lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with enlarged prostate.
19 Aug 2021
Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
19 Nov 2020
Scientists have advanced search for herbal cures for diabetes mellitus with the discovery of a blood sugar reducing syrup made predominantly with bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) and plantain...
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
14 Jun 2019
We get it, drinking bitter life juice is not necessarily the most fun thing to do in the world but trust us when we say it has nothing but sweet benefits for your general wellbeing. Keeping in mind that just touching bitter leaf can leave your hands tasting bitter for many hours, we can imagine…
9 May 2019
Can regular intake of biter leaf protect the vital organs from damage due to toxicity from poisonous substances?
13 Jan 2019
Regular consumers of plantain, banana, mango and other types of fruits, especially those bought in markets, risk contracting life-threatening diseases. The health threats have been linked to application of agents to forcefully or prematurely ripen these fruits and make them ready. The most commonly used ripening agent is Calcium carbide. It is capable of quickly…
19 Nov 2018
A nutritionist, Dr Grace Johnson, says bitter leaf can improve fertility because of its ability to boost the function of the reproductive system, balance hormones and help the ovary to release healthy eggs.
12 Aug 2018
To forestall further rejection of the country’s farm produce in international markets, the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has advised potential exporters to follow laid down international procedures, guiding movement of commodities to other countries. This came on the heels of recent rejection of a large consignment of vegetables and other edibles exported from Nigeria…
22 Mar 2018
Nigerian researchers have identified and validated the efficacy of selected local plants in ameliorating the pathophysiological complications of diabetes, which include acute and chronic neuropathy...