Herbal Medicines in Sudan


If you ask anyone about Salah Mahjoub AlKhalifa in the south of Droshab in the outskirts of Khartoum North, you will be directed to his residence. People from Egypt and Saudi Arabia come to visit him to buy his concoctions made of Cinnamon, Ginger, Honey, Garlic, Henna seeds and Maize.

Salah Mahjoub Alkhalifa was a teacher. In the year 1995 he was affected with Goitre a thyroid disease. He was admitted in the hospital for surgery but at the last moment he left the hospital and started his own treatment with a combination of cinnamon and ginger powder. He was totally cured.

Since then Salah has been treating other patients of various diseases with natural ingredients mainly herbs, spices and food substances. It was then Dr. Abdel Rahman Al-Esha , six years ago in 2006, had come to Salah with his neuralgic pain. When he received treatment and complete cure, it became a turning point for him. He took interest in this school of treatment and there was no looking back since then.

Dr.Abdel Rahman runs the clinic on Fridays and Saturdays with a team of professionals comprising medical doctors, pharmacists and lab technicians. During the week days Dr.Abdel Rahman works in the Directorate of Research in the Sudanese Ministry of Health. He holds two master degrees in Community Medicine and Social and Preventive Medicine. Dr.Abdel Rahman treats  patients of five categories namely Thyroid group; Hypersensitivity group ( bronchial asthma, psoriasis and eczema); Central Nervous System group ( epilepsy, cranial nerve, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s); Infertility and hormones group and the Hemiplegic and thrombus group. All of them are chronic ailments.

Dr.Abdel Rahman has maintained the records of almost 1000 patients that he has treated in the last 6 years. Lab reports of pre –treatment and post-treatment reveal the efficacy of the nutrient ingredients given in different combinations and dosages. Dr.Abdel Rahman mentioned two cases. The first one was about a  lady who was treated for Goitre and had a concurrent disorder of infertility. With the same treatment she was not only completely cured of her Goitre but she also conceived for the first time after several years. Second, about the gentleman from Saudi Arabia who came for treatment of Hemoplegia, after being informed about this place from the internet. He received complete cure within three months and has been sending other patients from KSA.

The consultation fees are 60 SDG and the therapy costs approximately 150 SDG per month. Dr.Abdel Rahman has received patent for all five groups of therapy with acknowledgement from the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Institute and patent certification from the Ministry of Justice, Government of Sudan. When asked about setting up a manufacturing unit for his Neutraceuticals, Dr.Abdel Rahman said he was open to foreign investors in his project.        Image


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