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No Blood Transfusion For 18 Years: My Incredible Encounter With Jobelyn (We Africans Don’t Value Anything African!)

Found with sickle cell anaemia at the age of two (Massey Street Children’s Hospital, Lagos Island) I remember having my first blood transfusion at the age of six. This was at the then Baptist Hospital Ogbomoso (now Bowen University Teaching Hospital). At that age and by the time I clocked 10, a gloomy interpretation of…

Jobelyn to the rescue: Family with sickle cell warrior adopts HIV Positive Child

The West African phytoceutical known as sorghum bicolor (under the proprietary name of Jobelyn) was recently registered in the drug dictionary of the US National Cancer Institute (NCI). It is described as being rich in Polyphenols and phenolic acids with the potential for antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulating and chemopreventive capabilities. This testimonial by a Nigerian medical…

Assassination Attempt Leads to Re-discovery of Sickle Cell Blood Booster – the story of Jobelyn

From the beginning, Otunba Olajuwon Okubena had scant interest in traditional medicine, much less in becoming a practitioner himself. After resigning from KPMG, the international accounting firm at which he rose to senior management level, Otunba Okubena took to livestock farming, aiming to develop a hobby into a retirement money-spinner. He was in his farm…

Jobelyn: An Amazing Blood Booster From Nature’s Pharmacy – A Doctor’s Testimony

Jobelyn: A Dramatic Blood-Boosting Phytoceutical From South-West Nigeria The Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Hospital,Olodi- Apapa, is located in a high density but economically-backward portion of Nigeria’s economic capital, Lagos. Infections are rife and for those with sickle cell, malaria and typhoid are a constant threat. For folks with SCD, characteristically short of blood, malaria parasites…