Herbal medicine use among urban residents in Lagos, Nigeria

  title={Herbal medicine use among urban residents in Lagos, Nigeria},
  author={Ibrahim Adekunle Oreagba and Kazeem A Oshikoya and Mercy Amachree},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
BACKGROUND Over three-quarter of the world's population is using herbal medicines with an increasing trend globally. Herbal medicines may be beneficial but are not completely harmless.This study aimed to assess the extent of use and the general knowledge of the benefits and safety of herbal medicines among urban residents in Lagos, Nigeria. METHODS The study involved 388 participants recruited by cluster and random sampling techniques. Participants were interviewed with a structured open- and… CONTINUE READING
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