A Review On Application Of African Indigenous Knowledge In Health
The focus of this paper is to discuss the application areas of African indigenous knowledge in twenty-two African countries. The review illustrates the application of indigenous knowledge and the associated benefit in health. Proper understanding of the African indigenous knowledge application in health, including the use of medicinal plants for the treatment of various diseases can provide a good foundation for scientific research for new drug discoveries that could be of great advantage to the entire world health care system.
Keywords: African Indigenous Knowledge, Health, Medicinal plant, Innovation.