Why we didn’t approve herbal medicine for COVID-19 treatment - NAFDAC
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has given reasons why it has yet to approve any herbal medicine for the treatment of COVID-19.
Why herbal medicine not certified to contain COVID-19
Left with few options and considering the highly infectious new variants/second wave of COVID-19 and increasing fatality, some Nigerians have resorted to use of herbal cures.
Ooni seeks intensified collaboration on herbal medicine research, development
*Inaugurates Foundation, commits to promoting safe, effective traditional products for better well being Determined to develop traditional medicine practices in the country and as part of activities to mark the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) 2020, the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has harped on the need for the organised private sector…
FG pledges to promote herbal medicine
The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to promote practice of herbal medicine according to international best practices and standards, in order to cure ailments within such purvey.
Doctors, researchers brainstorm on integrating natural products into clinical medicine, healthcare
As part of efforts toward translating results of studies and clinical trials on natural products from the laboratory into clinical medicine, healthcare delivery and the market place
Poor funding, weak regulation cripple efforts to develop traditional medicine
Today, August 31, is the African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD). The commemoration of the ATMD coincides with the date, August 31, 2000, on which the ministers of health adopted the relevant resolution...
Understanding use of turmeric in herbal medicine
The health benefits of turmeric are dependent on the composition of turmeric, which include the photochemical, chemical, vitamin compositions and the essential oils present in turmeric. Diarylheptanoids is a group of phytochemicals found in turmeric. They are a number of curcuminoids and the most active of them all is curcumin. Others in this class are…
Herbal medicine: My experience so far
Genesis 1: 29… And GOD said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat (food).
Herbal medicine and diabetes mellitus - Part 5
In last week Thursday’s edition of the Guardian Newspaper, I considered water and diet in the management of diabetes mellitus.
Herbal medicine and diabetes mellitus - Part 3
Syndrome X, a precursor of diabetes mellitus Syndrome X is a collection of problems caused by the presence of consistently high levels of insulin in the blood steam. This condition is also known as insulin resistance. The following are features of the adverse effects of elevated insulin level in the body: hypertension, low HDL (good)…