Because the Federal Authorities continues to make efforts to curb the unfold of the COVID-19 and even discover a lasting resolution to the pandemic, there’s a risk that conventional drugs may very well be the way in which to go.
In Lagos State which has turn out to be the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria, the state Commissioner for Well being, Professor Akin Abayomi, has hinted that investigations might be carried out in that regard.
Abayomi, who was a visitor on Channels TV’s Dawn Saturday, famous that the state is pushing very arduous to discover conventional remedy.
He mentioned this whereas explaining some recommendations on the right way to get better from the flu and even the COVID-19.
“Of course, you can support yourself with a good diet, good food and lots of natural therapies and that’s one thing that we are pushing very hard in Lagos – our traditional medicine,” the commissioner mentioned.
“We have a traditional medicine board, a traditional medicine research committee and I believe that there are several natural therapies that we need to investigate”.
One other essential treatment in line with the commissioner is satisfactory sleep.
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“Top-of-the-line methods to boost your immune system is sleep. Because the physique rests, it permits the immunity to do its job.
“When you get sick with the flu or with Coronavirus, the most effective factor is to remain in mattress and get lot of relaxation and permit your physique’s vitality to be consumed by the immune system which is making an attempt to do the curing,” he defined.
With the normal cures, nevertheless, Abayomi raised considerations that points equivalent to deforestation and a destroyed ecosystem, might have restricted the nation’s means to discover the choice of herbs.
“Now we have an entire ecosystem of crops and herbs, if we haven’t destroyed all of them by our wanton deforestation, we might have entry to a variety of therapies from the setting that we may check out.
“Destroying the ecosystem is what’s inflicting these zoonotic occasions and its depriving us of our pure heritage to search out conventional options to those issues,” he mentioned.