Ooni Opens Market For Nigerian Herbal Products


A breakthrough in alternative medicine has recently been recorded in Nigeria as the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, signed agreement with a Brazilian research institute that specialises in herbal medicine, opening way for Yoruba traditional herbal medicine experts to treat patients in the country.

The agreement was signed in the premises of the institute during a conference Ooni Ogunwusi addressed in the presence of some notable royal fathers from South West Nigeria, as well as Yoruba traditional medical experts from the country.

A statement by the media aid to Ooni, Moses Olafare said the research institute located in Fiocruz-Bairro Manguinh, Rio de Janeiro, has as parts of its core mandate to research into contemporary health issues among Brazilians and globally, and come up with solutions.

Speaking shortly after signing the agreement, Ooni Ogunwusi, said the earlier the rest of the world embrace the traditional medical solutions to contemporary health challenges, the better for humanity.

He said all today’s health challenges facing the world were also witnessed by the older generations and declared that solutions applied to the health issues by the progenitors of the Yoruba race that time, that made them live in sound health till old age are still very relevant in dealing with many of today’s health issues.

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