Some natural cures for cerebrospinal meningitis

CEREBROSPINAL meningitis, a team leader of hot weather diseases in Nigeria, is striking again with characteristic deftness. This time, it has swept through northern parts of the country as usual and is hitting at...

COCA-COLA, FANTA, SPRITE, SODIUM BENZOATE AND VITAMIN C

There are some wise saying which keep ringing in my ears every day. One of them is… everything false will inevitably collapse someday. Another is… A wise man does not plunge for a swim...

Any Five super food supplements for wellness?

In the Kusa Green Pasture Herbs chat group two weeks ago, someone asked me to name five super food supplements for wellness. My understanding of the question was the search for five magic bullet...
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WOMEN, “TOILET INFECTIONS” AND SOME VAGINAL ISSUES (3)

We are still in the woman’s world to which caring men are invited.  After all, women are the mothers, aunts, nieces and sisters of men. To the doctor’s clinics where “toilet infections” and vaginal...

WOMEN, TOILET INFECTIONS AND SOME VAGINAL ISSUES (2)

We are getting to a point in this series where I believe I would require a lion’s heart and, perhaps, a Lion’s Mane mushroom food supplement to make ways through a thick forest. A...

Random thoughts about aflatoxin, pawpaw leaf detox (1)

PAWPAW leaf tea, juice and salad are catching on. I almost let out the cat in today's bag at 6:59a.m last Sunday when Mr. Abayomi Olugbemi, 55, a civil servant in Kogi State telephoned...

Aflatoxins in Nigerian foods, cancer, HIV…antidotes

DESPITE the searing heat, Nigeria farmers are back to the land, preparing their farms for the cultivation of this season's crops. As I suggested in this column last Thursday, under the title AGRO-DOLLAR RAIN...

Food and medicine in your flower beds (2)

Begun last Thursday, this is the second part of a presentation I made on December 10 last year in Lagos at the training of URBAN GROWERS. These are women who are learning to promote...

Food and medicine in your flower beds (1)

ON December 10 last year, I was a guest speaker at a training programme in Lagos for women who wished to improve the health of members of their families, using herbs and medicinal food...

A claim of coconut oil cure for cancer

WE live in a world of edible oils. Mr Lade Bonuola (a.k.a LADBONE) told me many times he knew of palm oil as an edible oil only when he came from his home town,...

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