Traditional Medicine and Conventional Drugs - Friends or Foes?
Interactions between African traditional medicines and prescribed medicines can potentially be exploited for good, writes Chrisna Gouws for The Conversation of Africa.
The Conversation Africa, 5 March 2018
Africa is home to an extensive and diverse medicinal plant life. This includes commonly used herbs like Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), Devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens),… Read more »
Nation, 19 January 2018
A compound traditionally used by African hunters as poison on their arrows could be the key to male contraception. Read more »
Guardian, 4 January 2018
Extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies as 'cure' for drug-resistant infections and malaria. CHUKWUMA MUANYA, Assistant Editor writes Read more »
New Times, 27 December 2017
Today, the medical world is flooded with all sorts of cures, from traditional, ground breaking discoveries to outright quacks and charlatans. Read more »