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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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