The Elizade College, Ilara Mokin, Ondo State on Wednesday, mentioned it has begun the analysis on using natural medication to treatment varied illnesses.
The Vice-Chancellor of the college, Prof. Olukayode Amund, mentioned this in an interview with journalists on the tenth anniversary of the college.
Amund famous that the analysis was of native curiosity, and was particularly on a medicinal plant known as Mexican sunflower with botanic identify, tithonia diversifolia with a pure background, to make use of as natural medication for diabetes and malaria.
He mentioned, “Loads of work has been performed and a preliminary report was introduced by the division the place the analysis is domiciled. There’s a plant that blossoms through the wet season that brings out yellow flowers. It’s known as Mexican sunflower. The leaves are discovered to be medicinal and can be utilized to treatment diabetes and malaria.
“It can be used for animal feeds to spice up the dietary standing of cattle. Additional checks are happening within the analysis.”
Olukayode, who famous that the varsity had been thriving within the final decade, mentioned variety of its top quality and second class graduates had been given computerized employment by varied company organisations throughout the nation.
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