Traditional Herbal Medicine in Ghana -History and Current State
Ghana is located in West Africa and has been relying on herbal medicine for curing and healing different diseases for several decades due to existence of many herbal medicine producers. The Ghana government in making sure that the traditional gen is evaluated and preserved in proper way, it has nominated an executive of herbal medicine.
Ghana has one of the Research Center in Africa where there is use of herbal medicine to cure diseases. Herbal medicine has fewer side effects and is more effective in curing deadly diseases and less damaging to the body as compared to prescribed drugs, according to Ghana citizens herbal medicine is natural.
Herbal medicine has helped young men last longer in bed since it prevents premature ejaculation when consumed. More people live up to traditional way of life since it is more effective looking for healthier and less stressful way of life making people more progressive.
Herbal medicine is cheaper and readily accessible in Ghana. The country is blessed with numerous bushes making herbal medicine easily available and therefore cheap. Common diseases such as eczema and pimples are treated using herbs while diseases such as Malaria involving prescribed drugs entails high costs.
Herbal medicine is primordial with secure, efficient and inexpensive cure since time memorial. About 75% of population is believed to use herbs at some time of their life. Herbal medicine is part of training course in Ghana.
Protecting and upholding the best in mental and natural treatment was the organization objective. Getting help from the Global Organization known as USAID saw the establishment of several research centers.
Many students are being taught on the use of herbals medicine to treat several diseases on various fields. Students are taken to different facilities to learn on how to handle herbal medicine. The learners have to go through 6-month training in herbal medicine and an additional 6 months of extreme medical learning at the leading medical training facility known as Tetteh Quarshie Hospital.
Here they are taught how to ascertain circumstances that need referrals, emergencies and primary healthcare. After Learning, one undertakes professional exams prepared by the leading examination council in medical department known as Traditional Medicine Practice Council (TMPC)