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Dr. Jegede Obafemi

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria


  • Review Article   
    Sources of Natural Medicinal Plants among Indigenous Yoruba in Nigeria
    Author(s): Dr. Jegede Obafemi*

    Ewe (plant), as it is normally being called among the indigenous Yoruba people, is highly distinct and peculiar to their healing system and culture. Besides, the essence of plants and the knowledge of their usage as medicinal plants in Yoruba therapeutic system can only be unfolded if profoundly explored. Thus the sayings, nkan ti a fi pamo ti a we, la n pe ni ewe, meaning, plants constitute embedded indigenous knowledge that have not been unfolded or discovered. However, in view of the overabundance nature of plants and the World Health Organization (WHO)'s affirmation of the medicinal importance of plants across the worl.. Read More»

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