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Cannabis in Nigeria – Laws, Use, History, and Other Info ...

Planting or growing cannabis in Nigeria is regarded as a serious offence. The Indian Hemp Act states that "any person who knowingly plants or cultivates any plant of the genus cannabis shall be (…) sentenced either to death or to imprisonment for a term of not less than 21 years." Despite this, cannabis is grown widely throughout the country.

History and benefits of herbal medicine | The Guardian ...

May 10, 2018· Herbal medicine involves the use of different parts of the plant. Parts of the plant that have medicinal properties. These parts include the leaves, stem, fruits, seeds, flower and roots.

Nigerian Folklore Medicinal Plants with Potential ...

Biologically based therapies in CAM use substances found in nature, such as herbs, foods and vitamins. Some examples include dietary supplements, herbal products and the use of other so-called natural but as yet scientifically unproven therapies (for example, using shark cartilage to treat cancer) (Ruggie, 2004; Shealy and Dawson, 2006).Medical herbalism or simply, herbalism or herbology, is ...

In vitro anticancer screening of 24 locally used Nigerian ...

Plants that are used as traditional medicine represent a relevant pool for selecting plant candidates that may have anticancer properties. In this study, the ethnomedicinal approach was used to select several medicinal plants native to Nigeria, on the basis of their local or traditional uses. The collected plants were then evaluated for cytoxicity. The antitumor activity of methanolic extracts ...

Henbane | plant | Britannica

Henbane, (Hyoscyamus niger), also called black henbane, hog's-bean, or stinking nightshade, highly toxic plant of the nightshade family (), native to Eurasia and naturalized throughout much of the world.The dried leaves of henbane, and sometimes those of Egyptian henbane (H. muticus) and white henbane (H. albus), yield three medicinal alkaloids— atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine ...

20 Most Popular Medicinal Plants in Nigeria and Their Uses

Read Also: 12 Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil Some Medicinal Plants within Diverse Ethnic Groups In Nigeria. A list of common medicinal plants used by the Otuo tribe of Owan East local government area Edo State were noted by researchers on herbs included the Lemongrass, orange (known as omoka), Dogoyaro, pineapple (oghakha), pawpaw (Ayaba), African cucumber (Elohn), guava (Egova) and …

9n Journal of Diabetes and Metabolism

Development (R & D) policy framework into medicinal plants research endeavours. Overview of Anti-Diabetic Medicinal Plants: The Nigerian Research Experience Paul C. Chikezie1*, Okey A. Ojiako2 and Kanayo C. Nwufo2 1Department of Biochemistry, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria

List of plants used in herbalism - Wikipedia

This is an alphabetical list of plants used in herbalism.. The ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are possibly used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against attack from predators such as insects, fungi and herbivorous mammals is called herbal medicine.

Traditional medicine and the future of medicinal Plants in ...

Oyo State, Nigeria. Traditional medicine and the future of medicinal Plants in Nigeria Emmanuel C. Chukwuma, Mike O. Soladoye, Roseline T. Feyisola Abstract The use of Traditional medicine in developed as well as developing countries as basis for the treatment of

MEDICINAL PLANTS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF …

the medicinal plant characteristics were also discussed for better knowledge of the plants involved. Species were scientifically identified with the aid of The useful plants of West tropical Africa[6], Nigerian Weeds[4] Nigeria Trees[16] and Medicinal plants of Nigeria booklet[3]. Analysis of data was done and

WHO monographs on selected medicinal plants

Increasing role of the WHO monographs on selected medicinal plants Over the past two decades, there has been a tremendous increase in the use of herbal medicine; however, there is still a significant lack of research data in this field. Therefore since 1999, WHO has published three vol-

AFRICAN HERBAL PHARMACOPOEIA | aamps

The African Herbal pharmacopoeia, presented by AAMPS, provides comprehensive, up to date botanical, commercial and phytochemical information on over fifty of the most important African medicinal plants. The technical data were made on plant samples sourced from across the continent. These monographs prepared by leading African scientists, have ...

Nigerian Names Of Herbs And Plants - Food - Nigeria

Nigerian Names Of Herbs And Plants by emoch(m): 2:24pm On Nov 22, 2012 I have been researching the health benefits of various plants and herbs and most times I hit a wall because even as most of these plants are available in Nigeria, we don't know their names in our local parlance.

Medicinal plants used to treat Snake bite by Fulani ...

the use of village surrounding medicinal plants for the treatment of the snake bite. Recent efforts on ethnopharmacology revealed several of these medicinal plants with potential to treat snake bite. This work was designed to document medicinal plants used by Fulani herdsmen in Taraba State, Nigeria, for the treatment of snake bites.

5 Medicinal Herbs Used Since Ancient Greece | HerbaZest

May 22, 2020· Elaborate myths were built around these medicinal plants highlighting their sanctity and believed origin. Keep reading to see how their medicinal uses still apply in the present day. 1. Mint . In Greek mythology, the mint plant was cherished by Demeter, the goddess of …

Documentation of Herbal Medicines Used for the Treatment ...

Jun 08, 2017· 1. Introduction. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) about 80% of developing countries depend on traditional medicines for their primary health care needs [].In Ghana, traditional medicine, particularly herbal medicines, is an important component of the health care system of the people [].The utilization of herbal medicines and associated medicinal plants in Ghana has …

Common Yoruba Herbs, their English Name & Uses

Yoruba herbs, their English names, and their uses. Girdlepod (Irawo ile) The botanical name of the herb is Mitracarpus scaber.It is a common perennial herb with a height of 30 cm.

Nigerian Medicinal Plants I - Global Science Books

Nigerian Medicinal Plants I Donatus Ebere Okwu Department of Chemistry Michael Okpara university of Agriculture, Umudike P.M.B 7267, Umuahia Abia State Nigeria Correspondence: [email protected] ABSTRACT Nigerian medicinal plants (Aspilia africana, Bryophyllum pinnatum, Garcinia kola, Spondias mombim and Uvaria chamea) are used in

Popular Nigerian Herbs And Their Health Benefits. – You ...

While the side effects of some medicinal plants have been reported, perhaps the biggest problem in Nigeria concerning herbal medicine is a lack of standardisation and few safety regulations. The standardisation of a herbal medicine that may contain hundreds of chemical constituents, with little or no evidence indicating which might be ...

Indigenous leafy vegetables and herbs found in Nigeria

Indigenous leafy vegetables and herbs Nigeria Update: Aside from the fruit, every other part of S. macrocarpon has been reported to cause heart failure, digestive problems, and lethargy in dogs. Because S. macrocarpon is part of the Solanaceae family, it contains alkaloids, giving the plant and fruit its …

Nigeria: More Plants Used to Boost Sexual Performance ...

Tribulus terrestris is a flowering plant in the family Zygophyllaceae. It is commonly called devil's thorn, puncture vine, caltrop, yellow vine and goat head. It is a common herb in Nigeria.

Herbal Medicine: Current Trends and Future Prospects ...

In the 21st century, with the increased efficacy in pharmacological effects of medicinal plants, herbal medicine has been considered as a promising future medicine for the management of health care. Recently, there has been a swing in universal trend from synthetic to herbal medicine, which is claimed as "Return to Nature."

List of poisonous plants - Wikipedia

The plants' teratogenic properties and ability to induce severe birth defects were well known to Native Americans, although they also used minute amounts of the winter-harvested root (combined with Salvia dorii to potentiate its effects and reduce the toxicity of the herb) to treat cancerous tumors. The toxic steroidal alkaloids are produced ...

Herbal medicine use among urban residents in Lagos, Nigeria

Nov 25, 2011· While we define herbal medicines as the use of plants' parts for medicinal purposes, other studies defined herbal medicines as finished, labeled medicinal products of plant or non-plant origin. Malaria is a common public health problem in Nigeria that may adversely affect both human and capital resources.

Antimalarial Activities of Some Selected Traditional Herbs ...

Three medicinal plants namely, Enantia chlorantha (stem bark), Nauclea latifolia (root) and Salacia nitida (root), were collected from Mbutu in Aboh Mbaise Local Government, Imo State, Nigeria. Five herbalists from randomly selected communities in the area were interviewed on their methods of treatment of malaria.

Medicinal plants - Wikipedia

Medicinal plants, also called medicinal herbs, have been discovered and used in traditional medicine practices since prehistoric times. Plants synthesise hundreds of chemical compounds for functions including defence against insects, fungi, diseases, and herbivorous mammals.Numerous phytochemicals with potential or established biological activity have been identified.

Native Plants Of Nigeria - WorldAtlas

Aug 01, 2019· There are a variety of different species of plants that are native to the West African nation of Nigeria, a country which is situated along the Gulf of Guinea.Most of the country is tropical and receives a lot of rainfall, but the very northeast part of the country located in the Sahel Savannah is …

List and Uses of Medicinal Plants in Nigeria in 2019 Legit.ng

Below is a summarised list and uses of medicinal plants in Nigeria. Medicinal plants in Nigeria are plants used for making home remedies and traditional medicines or what we all know as herbal medicine. Any part of the plant could be used. In some plants, almost every part can be used in one home remedy or another.