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...
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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...

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...
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Banana Peel: 2016 upcoming herbal medicine…(4)

WHEN I told Sunday Papa Danson last week that banana peel has caught my attention as a nutritional or food supplement, he screamed: “Are we now animals?” Papa is an always funny young man who...
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ORANGE PEEL: 2016 Upcoming Herbal Medicine

WHAT’S on the shelf? This question pops up now and then, especially at the beginning of a new year. Many of the readers of this column have wondered since the middle of last month...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

Kidney stones, gall bladder stones, stone crushers (2)

WRITING about kidney and gallbladder stones and stone-melting or crushing herbs and substances in the first part of this series last week, I remembered some of the unforgettable staff of The Comet newspaper. I...

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