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Columnist: RAPHAEL NYARKOTEY OBU, PHD

Rat leaves

Rat Tea: Natural Dewormer, antidiarrhea, Pain reliever, etc.

Jan 23, 2023 | Feature Article

Rat is another important local natural ingredient in the Gambian market used for making tea. The botanical name is [I ...

Jan 23, 2023 | Feature Article

In Africa, many studies and research missions have found wild species of coffee growing off the coast of C ocirc;te d 3 ...

Jan 18, 2023 | Feature Article

Lippia Multiflora family, normally known as ldquo;Gambian Tea rdquo; or ldquo;Senegal Tea. rdquo; In Ghana, it is know ...

Jan 18, 2023 | Feature Article

What is Kin Keliba? KinKeliba has the botanical name Combretum micranthum. As a shrub, kinkeliba is more ...

Jan 18, 2023 | Feature Article

Smoked Catfish in the Gambia At the Serekunda Market, in the Gambia, I noticed this particular fish that ...

Jan 16, 2023 | Feature Article

On March 6, 2011, I saw a banner announcing the programme ldquo;Breaking The Iron Gate rdquo; in the church, and I went ...

Jan 8, 2023 | Feature Article

I must say I am amazed by the emails I have received concerning the articles on natural medicines in the Gambian jurisdi ...

Jan 2, 2023 | Feature Article

Sitting in my apartment in the Gambia, as the law school is on break, I have been motivated to write this article to ...

Jan 2, 2023 | Feature Article

As we begin the year 2023, there is a need to take stock of our lives. How do you want to be remembered when you die? ...

Dec 24, 2022 | Feature Article

Attaya tea on the fire When I arrived in the Gambia, I was thinking that I had to concentrate on the ...

Dec 6, 2022 | Feature Article

Burukutu and Pito are more than drinks. Burukutu and Pito which are brewed from either Sorghum or millet, guinea corn, o ...

Dec 6, 2022 | Feature Article

Palm wine is the sap of a palm tree (family Palmeae) obtained as the fermentation product of a 24-hour tapping. Palm win ...

Dec 6, 2022 | Feature Article

A recent study by Yusuf and Obaghwarhievwo (2021) confirmed that fura da nono drink has nutritional and medicinal value. ...

Dec 6, 2022 | Feature Article

Asaana is a non-alcoholic, caramelized corn drink made from fermented corn and sugar. It is referred to as elewonyo in o ...

Nov 1, 2022 | Feature Article

Multiple studies affirmed that ejaculation benefits the prostate by reducing the risk of cancer. On the contra ...

Nov 1, 2022 | Feature Article

Studies have found that frequent sex with a regular partner benefits the body in many ways. The benefits of fr ...

About Author
Noble Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu is a Professor of Naturopathic Healthcare, Quetzalcoatl University of Veracruz, Mexico. A trained Medical journalist, author and medical writer. He also holds an Honorary Professor Position with the Vinnystia State Pedagogical University, Ukraine, Naturopathic Researcher, Prostate Cancer researcher, Medical Law Researcher and advocate, theologian and scientist, who is considered as the Father of Modern Naturopathy in Ghana. He was conferred an Honorary Professorship at age 34, Full Professorship at age 36 making him one of the youngest Professors in Ghana in recent times.

He is the President of the Nyarkotey University College of Holistic Medicine and Technology, Association of Naturopathic Physicians Ghana and the African Naturopathic Foundation. He is also the CEO of RNG Medical Research Lab and has established himself as an authority in the niche area of healthcare, Naturopathy. Prof Nyarkotey is a prolific science writer with articles in Ghanaian Times, BFT, Chronicle, Daily Graphic and many other newspapers.

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