NAFDAC Approves Varsity’s Herbal Medicine for Diabetes




The National Agency For Food And Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC), has certified the use of GLUCOZIL for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that GLUCOZIL, a herbal drug, is produced by Edo Government-owned Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma.

NAFDAC’s approval of the drug for public use was announced in a statement by Otunba Mike Aladenika, AAU head, corporate communication, Office of the Vice-Chancellor.

The statement was made available to NAN on Thursday in Benin.

“Its bid to reclaim its enviable position among the comity of institutions, grounded in research and higher learning, AAU has received the approval of NAFDAC, as well as the rights of production and patents of GLUCOZIL.”

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Dr Jonathan Emeka Emordi, head, department of Pharmacology, and sub-dean, Basic Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, AAU, who produced the drug, said “GLUCOZIL is a natural product that is prepared for the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus.

“GLUCOZIL as a natural product, manufactured to cause a regeneration of the better cells that have been destroyed.

“If the product is used for a very long period, it will not only manage diabetes but cure it completely,” Emordi said.

According to Emordi, GLUCOZIL which can be used for the management, treatment and cure of diabetes, has bonus clinical indications for the treatment of BPH, commonly known as enlarged prostate.

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“In my analysis of the product, it was discovered that it has the capacity to shrink the prostate so that surgical operations can be avoided.

“The product is scientifically tested, right dose confirmed, safety proven in both humans and animals.

” It is also capable of flushing the human system. Simply put, it is a detoxifier. It has strong anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory activities which makes it an immune booster.”

Commending Emordi, AAU acting VC, Prof. Sonnie Adagbonyin, said the management was happy with the feat achieved at the College of Medicine and the Department of Pharmacology.

“We are proud of the ranking of our scholars who are determined to excel, do us proud despite the various human and environmental challenges.

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“Management is proud of Dr Emordi and I enjoin other scholars to see his achievement as motivation for them to break new grounds, open new frontiers of knowledge and innovation for the further progress of this university.



  1. This is a great news. We are natural beings and the solutions to our disorders and diseases, lie in nature. The great human genome project is the game changer in medicine. The fields of nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics and epigenetic have added great values and solutions in disease treatment. The future of medicine, truly is in the yester years. The food and ways of our ancestors. Definitely, there are a lot of therapeutic herbs and foods in our environment.
    Kudos Sir.

  2. Great and commendable feat.
    Congratulations to you sir and your team.
    This has confirmed what i have always believed that, even HBP will one day gets a permanent cure.
    Nature abounds in our continent, the solution to our health problems lies in shrubs, roots, stems, leaves etc of the plants and veggies around us. The root bark of Vernonia amygdalina opened my eyes to wonders such plant, just for example during my research and project years in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
    Our solution is in our environment.


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