Following the gruesome murder of a renowned Ibadan based traditional medicine expert, Alh. Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as ‘Oko Oloyun,’ on Thursday evening, the Oyo State Police Command, Eleyele, Ibadan, has said that the deceased was allegedly ambushed shortly after passing through five different Police Stop and Search teams along Igboora-Iseyin road by yet to be identified assailants who fired at the moving vehicles on the road from the thick forest.Read More
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has called on herbal medicine dealers in Yobe, to obtain product registration with the agency to safeguard public health. The State Controller of the agency, Mr. Lawan Dadingelma, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Friday in Damaturu.
It is no longer news that herbal drugs are indiscriminately hawked and illegally sold at any point across Nigeria despite the serious health risks it poses.Read More
By Lawal Fadekemi Ethnomedicine is the study of different cultural approaches to health, disease, and illness. It is the use of nature in local healing systems for easy and quick cure straight from mother nature, plants. Plants have the miraculous treasure of numerous compounds with abilities to cure diseases and make immunity strong, however, The
ABUJA – Federal Government has tasked the Institute of Chartered Chemists Of Nigeria (ICCON) on research in herbal medicine in order to help the country harness the prospects its biodiversity portends for drug development.Read More
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), in conjunction with the Nigerian Council of Physicians of Natural Medicine (NCPNM), held a three- day training workshop on steps to commercialize Nigeria’s herbal medicinal products.Read More