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Which is more nutritious, BOILED or ROASTED groundnuts?

Which is more nutritious, BOILED or ROASTED groundnuts?

The season of peanuts popularly called groundnuts in Nigeria is here with us again. At every nook and cranny you will most likely encounter hawkers of this nuts. The boiled peanut (which is always salted) is a delicious, eat-in-before-meal snack for many Nigerians, little wonder the business of groundnut is a big deal. Groundnut is […]

Dimensions in HEALING

Dimensions in HEALING

The real essence of man transcends the physical realm. The connection between human emotions, mental state and physical organs is a fairly common knowledge and is rightly appreciated by most practitioners of medicine and related disciplines. The interest, public demand and societal relevance of areas of specialisation such as psychology, psychotherapy and psychiatry are evidently […]

25 foods and herbs that enhance men’s sexual performance

25 foods and herbs that enhance men’s sexual performance

The male sexual reproductive system like other systems of the human body requires tonics to subsist and function in a healthy manner. If this essential part of the human body which is pivotal to the perpetuity of the human species is to function optimally, certain factors and conditions must be addressed. These factors and conditions […]

FG to develop HERBAL MEDICINE for EXPORT

FG to develop HERBAL MEDICINE  for EXPORT

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, made this known on Thursday at Adavieba community in Adavi Local Government of Kogi when he visited renowned traditional medicine practitioner, Pa Aliyu Giwa. Onu said a situation where traditional medicine from Asian countries flooded Nigerian markets called for serious attention from government, saying there was […]

Poverty of mind breeds diseases, let’s value ours

Poverty of mind breeds diseases, let’s value ours

Anselm Adodo, OSB, the renowned monk and healer was right when he said; “The most subtle and fierce war to be fought in Africa is war against poverty of the mind. Until this war is fought and won, Africans will continue to lose all other wars.” He went further to quote a African author, Bindanda […]

Natural remedial measures for heart conditions

Natural remedial measures for heart conditions

These natural remedies improve your heart and blood vessels Natural remedial measures for heart conditions GARLIC (Allium sativum) * Promotes blood circulation * Prevents blood clots formation * Assists in the treatment of hardening of arteries * Lowers blood fat * Reduces high blood pressure BANANA (rich in potassium) * Helps the body to maintain […]

Good reasons why you should consume “UBE” generously this season

Good  reasons  why you should consume “UBE” generously this  season

I am fascinated by the colour of UBE fruit. It ranges from bluish purple to redish violet. In the protocol of healing with colours , we (colour therapists) have great regards for VIOLET colour. The VIOLET RAY which is the colour of the 7th energy center popularly known as Chakra is indicated for conditions such […]

Love is the highest form of healing energy

Love is the highest form  of healing energy

Love is usually defined as a strong affection for another, as a strong regard for and dedication to someone. It could be for our spouse, our family, our friends… But love can also be seen as a form of energy. We already know that all matter is energy in movement. Even the most solid objects […]

How stones can be used in healing

How stones can be used in healing

Stones, a class of stones generally referred to as gemstones, crystals or precious stones are indeed very precious. When put to proper use, they positively affect our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. For instance, do you know that the crystal known as AMETHYST can be employed to treat the following conditions? • High blood […]

How spiritual and psychic healing affect our health and physical organs

How spiritual and psychic healing affect our health and physical organs

A lot of healing experiences have been narrated as well as recorded from the interaction between patients and diverse spiritual healers irrespective of their religious or spiritual inclinations. These healing experiences range from partial to total recovery from illnesses. Now can you recall Albert Einstein’s famous equation? Einstein’s equation relates the physical to the non […]

Herbs, foods and spices for urinary tract infections

Herbs, foods and spices for urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections in men and women are caused by so many microorganisms. There is the need to ascertain the microorganism(s) responsible in each case. The rule in treatment however, is that sexual partners should abstain from sex and remain faithful to each other for the whole period of undergoing a treatment program otherwise they […]

How OKAZI (AFANG )vegetable prevents goitre, obesity, heart diseases etc.

How OKAZI (AFANG )vegetable prevents goitre, obesity, heart diseases etc.

The afang leaf (okazi leaf) is called Wild Spinach but most of us are familiar with its native name. The Okazi or afang leaf (Gnetum africanum) is a dark green leafy vegetable with a slight bitter taste commonly found in certain regions of Africa, Asia and South America. In Nigeria, it is commonly used to […]

WATER APPLE among its other benefits prevents breast and prostate cancer

WATER APPLE  among its other benefits prevents breast and prostate cancer

WATER APPLE among its other benefits prevents breast and prostate cancer Common names: Water apple, Mountain apple, Jambu, Rose apple, Wax Jambu, Bell fruit, Java apple. Scientific name : Syzygium samarangense The fruit is pear-shaped, waxy, with a spongy flesh that is somewhat juicy. It has a subacid and very bland taste or flavour. 1.Leaf […]

Weight loss herbal remedies, ladies please take note!

Weight loss herbal remedies, ladies please take note!

Today let’s look at this important topic; weight loss remedies for women. This subject has attracted much interest among different classes of people. First it goes without saying that women that qualify for weight loss therapy should not be among the following categories; 1. Breast feeding mothers 2. Pregnant women 3. Candidates with pronounced health […]

Healing with ‘OHA’ vegetable leaves

Healing with ‘OHA’ vegetable leaves

The vegetable “Oha” or “Ora” is a household Nigerian vegetable used in the preparation of the popular delicacy called OHA soup. Scientifically named Pterocarpus mildbraedii, OHA is a good source of many beneficial nutrients and phytochemicals. “It has ANTIOXIDANT, HYPOCHOLESTEROLEMIC, CHEMOPROTECTIVE and ANTIBACTERIAL properties.” (Ujowundu etal, 2010) • ANTIOXIDANTS remove all potentially damaging oxidizing agents […]

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