A herbalist on a mission

Alternative medicine: Mphahudi at his office PIC: SERATI RANNONA
Alternative medicine: Mphahudi at his office PIC: SERATI RANNONA

Oduetse Mphahudi, who is trained in tropical horticulture and specialises in medicinal plants and ornaments, argues it is high time medical practitioners collaborate with traditional herbal practitioners in dealing with chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and high blood pressure NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE writes

Over the years, Oduetse Mphahudi has developed and practised herbal medicine based on the combined knowledge of indigenous knowledge and medical science. He owns two clinics for herbal medicines in Gaborone, Block 8, known as Mphahudi’s Home Remedies.

Speaking about the clinic, Mphahudi explained that the remedies were called natural nutri-herbal medicines where a wide range of plants and food crops, growing in and out of the country, are used together to provide food and nutrition medicine.

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