What is Ethnomedicine?
African Medicine – the mother of medicines
"If we accept that Africa is the cradle of mankind and that the use of herbs is as old as mankind itself, it then stands to reason that African medicine is the oldest, most tried and tested form of medicine known to mankind. Further, to call it an alternative is wrong, since it formed the basis for other types of medicine practiced today – conventional, herbal, Chinese, etc,"
- Dr. Marcus Decarvalho, MD
Ethnomedicine is a system that applies both art and science to help the human body to restore its health and well-being. It utilizes natural remedies to activate the immune system. Herbs are used for cleansing, elimination and detoxification. Some are used to stimulate the body's self-healing capabilities to counteract physical symptoms, while others may be used as a tonic to help the body's