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Herbal Medicine The Order Of The Day

A Kenyan herbalist based in Eldoret town has proved to be lethal in his inventions of herbal medicines that can cure a cute hailments such as cancer and diabetes. The man who is in his forties thinks that if he is given time, he will cure Hiv/ Aids using his medicines. He says that herbal medicines are the best alternatives right now since most of the drugs people take have many chemicals that cause them other diseases . Another related case is in Loliondo Tanzania where amedicine man cures people with his concortion and argues that it cures all diseases . People in flocks have gone in the remote village to meet this eighty old man who makes his medicine from a certain plant and is served to people after preparation. Though the Tanzanian case is quite unrealistic the Kenyan herbalist has been proved by Medical Research Institute and the cancer drug is the one still being tested. It is now being supported by the government and the result may be good at the end of the year


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Eldoret, Kenya
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