Titus Mutwiri's Podcast

Phytomedicine_The future of medicine_with Dr Mathew Ngugi

June 16, 2021 Titus Mutwiri Season 1 Episode 5
Titus Mutwiri's Podcast
Phytomedicine_The future of medicine_with Dr Mathew Ngugi
Show Notes

Our forefathers practiced fork medicine by using herbs and other remedies as therapy for treating and managing communicable and non-communicable diseases. This indigenous knowledge was handed down over the years and now millions of people rely on herbal medicine for the treatment of various infections. In this episode, Dr. Mathew Piero Ngugi Ph.D., the Chairman Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Biotechnology at the Kenyatta University, intrepidly divulges the future of medicine is in herbal medicine. He cites initial successes in the use of phytomedicine; in destroying cancer cells in animal models, ameliorating the effect of neurological diseases, and prolonging exercise endurance among the aging population which may translate to longer living.  W.H.O. has supported innovations and the use of scientifically proven traditional medicine for the potential treatment of Covid-19.  To get this and much more listen to the Biochemist.