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African traditional medicine is the oldest, and perhaps the mostassorted, of all therapeutic systems. Africa is considered to bethe cradle of mankind with a rich biological and cultural diversitymarked by regional differences in healing practices. Africantraditional medicine in its varied forms is holistic involving boththe body and the mind. The traditional healer typically diagnosesand treats the psychological basis of an illness before prescribingmedicines, particularly medicinal plants to treat the symptoms. Themajority of people in Africa cannot afford access to modern medicalcare either because it is too costly or because there are nomedical service providers. There is also a lack of effective modernmedical treatment for some ailments such as malaria and/orHIV/AIDS, which, although global in distribution,disproportionately affect Africa more than other areas in theworld. The most common traditional medicine in common practiceacross the African continent is the use of medicinal plants. Inmany parts of Africa, medicinal plants are the most easilyaccessible health resource available to the community. They aremost often the preferred option for the patients. For most of thesepeople, traditional healers offer information, counselling, andtreatment to patients and their families in a personal manner aswell as having an understanding of their patient's environment.Africa is blessed with enormous biodiversity resources and it isestimated to contain between 40 and 45,000 species of plant with apotential for development and out of which 5,000 species are usedmedicinally. We start off with the 13 most common that include 136remedies.

App Information 136 African Remedies

  • App Name
    136 African Remedies
  • Package Name
    app136.africanremedies
  • Updated
    May 27, 2017
  • File Size
    4.0M
  • Requires Android
    Android 2.3 and up
  • Version
    6.8
  • Developer
    macojojo
  • Installs
    500+
  • Price
    Free
  • Category
    Health & Fitness
  • Developer
  • Google Play Link

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136 African Remedies 6.8 APK
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African traditional medicine is the oldest, and perhaps the mostassorted, of all therapeutic systems. Africa is considered to bethe cradle of mankind with a rich biological and cultural diversitymarked by regional differences in healing practices. Africantraditional medicine in its varied forms is holistic involving boththe body and the mind. The traditional healer typically diagnosesand treats the psychological basis of an illness before prescribingmedicines, particularly medicinal plants to treat the symptoms. Themajority of people in Africa cannot afford access to modern medicalcare either because it is too costly or because there are nomedical service providers. There is also a lack of effective modernmedical treatment for some ailments such as malaria and/orHIV/AIDS, which, although global in distribution,disproportionately affect Africa more than other areas in theworld. The most common traditional medicine in common practiceacross the African continent is the use of medicinal plants. Inmany parts of Africa, medicinal plants are the most easilyaccessible health resource available to the community. They aremost often the preferred option for the patients. For most of thesepeople, traditional healers offer information, counselling, andtreatment to patients and their families in a personal manner aswell as having an understanding of their patient's environment.Africa is blessed with enormous biodiversity resources and it isestimated to contain between 40 and 45,000 species of plant with apotential for development and out of which 5,000 species are usedmedicinally. We start off with the 13 most common that include 136remedies.
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