Slowly but surely, Nigeria imbibes organic farming

OLUSOLA SOWEMIMO (MRS) takes the floor of this column today, for reasons I will soon explain. A dynamic woman, you would not believe she is a lawyer when you find her on the farm...

Nigerian food crops loaded with deadly poisons

WHEN you read the little report below this introduction to it, you may become afraid of modern foods and meals because you probably now realise they are armouries of poisons which cause most, if...

Barley grass not the least of greens

I DO not know why BARLEY GRASS always escapes my thoughts whenever I work with the greens. Yet this is one green, medicinal herb I have had deep respect for since Dr. George Malkhmus...

Herbal Product Checklist

From time to time, we strive to maintain stocks of nutritional or food supplements in the check-list below. We, also, update the list with additional products as they become available. Our goal is to...

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...
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Will Nigeria Join World’s Organic Farming Revolution?

THERE is no doubt any longer that our food from our once natural farms now to our kitchens and lining tablets in Nigeria with killer poisons in the forms of Pesticides and herbicides. All...
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Mango Peel: 2016 Upcoming Herbal Medicine (7)

LAST Thursday (17 February, 2016), I hinted that I could hardly wait for this year’s mango season to break in full steam. Mangoes are here in trickles, I said, noting that, being premature, they...
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Cherries, Bromelain…2016 upcoming herbal medicine (5)

Mother Nature is ushering in a new season. The harmattan is gone. The orange, dehydrated, may become juicy and sweet again. I am still enjoying the gift of orange peel powder. Have you tried...

Papain, pawpaw seeds and pineapple peel

Is Sunday Papa Danson still out there… and listening Has he heard? Of papain tablets? Pawpaw seeds, like the leaves, sap of the unripe fruit and skin are medicinal. So is the peel of...

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