Title : Ghana Alternative Medicine Journal Abbr. Title : Gha alt Med Jrnl ISSN : 2756-7176 (Print) & Open Access (Online) Discipline : Medicine Frequency : Quarterly Publisher : Scholars Academic and Scientific Publisher Country : Republic of Ghana Language : Multilingual
Current Issue : Volume-2 - Issue-01 Call for paper ; 2021
Syphos herbal mixture is an herbal product formulated to improve blood circulation. The product after successfully passing the toxicity and microbial analysis has been submitted to the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Ghana, for registration as natural tonic to improve blood circulation. The basis of this blood circulation ability is dependent on the active ingredients in the product. This paper therefore reviews the active ingredients used in the product formulation for blood circulation.
This Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree thesis examines the development of a natural hypertensive Tea for use in Naturopathic Cardiology. Natural Medicinal products play significant role in the management of Natural Cardiology; hence there is the need for research into natural products. This Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine student formulated and developed the product at his Research center at Tema Community 18, Ghana-West Africa. The product was further sent to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) at Kumasi-Ashanti region in Ghana for animal analysis as part of the Food and Drugs Authority requirement for herbal product registration. The product has the brand name ‘Dr. Nyarkotey Tea’ with the hibiscus sabdariffa as the active ingredient with batch number 01D19 for the management of Hypertension, diabetic conditions and support for general wellbeing. His research center; RNG introduced bioenergization into the plant to increase its shelf life, reduce microbial loads and improve its efficacy. The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University employed three diverse trials for the product (in a tea form of thirty (30) bags) conducted through Department of Pharmaceutics to assess the microbial loads, the Department of Pharmacology to assess the efficacy, acute and Sub chronic Toxicity test and the Department of Pharmacognosy, to assess the phytochemical and Physicochemical properties of the formulation. The formulator’s dosage is two bags twice (x2) daily for diabetics and hypertensive patients. An observational study was further conducted on patients at the RNG Medicine Research Lab to assess the impact of the Tea on Hypertensive patients. The product, Dr. Nyarkotey Herbal Tea produced dose-dependent reduction in the arterial blood pressure of the anaesthetized cat comparable to acetylcholine. The depressor effects of acetylcholine and Dr. Nyarkotey .................................
Aim: This study was conducted to assess the Antimicrobial Analysis of Anti-Microbia Herbal Mixture submitted to the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), Ghana, for typhoid treatment. Method: Six (6) samples of the herbal Mixture were sent to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, Ashanti region, Ghana to the Department of Pharmaceutics for analysis. Result: The herbal mixture, Anti-microbia herbal mixture exhibited inhibitory action against all the test bacterial. Conclusion: The Product is recommended for typhoid treatment and safe for use.