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Some herbal guardians of health in 2017 (6)

THERE are two deficits in this series to remind us of the herbs and other natural medicines which helped to safeguard our health last year. One is the conclusion on the feature on SODIUM....

Some herbal guardians of health in 2018 (5)

Hawthorn berries (Crataegus spp.) TWO deaths last month got me thinking about Hawthorn berries. Just before the first one, I noticed that one of my acquaintances always breathed heavily, almost gasping for breath, on little...

Some herbal guardians of health in 2017 (4)

This series is all about reminding ourselves of those herbs and food supplements which were guardians of our health last year. This fourth part of the series presents coconut water, Maria Treben bitters and...

Some herbal guardians of health in 2018 (3)

THE bell rings again for the train to move on. Its passengers are those herbs we may number among the guardians of health in 2017 for many readers of this column. We do not...

Some herbal guardians of health in 2017 (2)

YEAR 2018 is unfolding, gradually pulling away from 2017 towards 2019. This process reminds me of what happens when a human soul leaves the flesh, in what we call death on earth. As the...

Some herbal guardians of health in 2017 (1)

THE year just gone by, 2017, was an exciting one. By exciting I mean that many readers of this column in need of help for their health received many opportunities to do so. Thanks...

Healing touches of 4 O’clock flower, Marvel of Peru

HAPPY New year. We pray to migrate to a New year from the old with no deficit carry-over, lest an old wine inexcusably find its way into a new bottle. But this is almost...

Cellgevity, Senior Citizens and their peculiar challenges (2)

As reported in the first part of this series, CELLGEVITY is inching its way to the center-stage of Senior Citizen medicine. There, like the foundation cream of a woman's multi-level facial make-up, it would...

Cellgevity, Senior Citizens and their peculiar challenges (1)

AMONG Nigeria's Senior Citizens, CELLGEVITY is a new health defence word. The word stands for cell and longevity or longevity of the cell. In other words...extended lifespan. Thus, CELLGEVITY excites aging people who want...

Bone marrow meal life-line for chemo devastation

An acquaintance of mine who had just had the seventh of 16 shots of chemotherapy for a cancer has desperately searched for bone marrow meal in the last three weeks. Chemotherapy, as this column...

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