NAFDAC processing 21 Herbal medicinal products

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Says Pax Herbal CUGZIN is safe for consumption, not Coronavirus treatment

COVID-19: NAFDAC processing 21 Herbal medicinal products
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

By Chioma Obinna

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Saturday, disclosed that 21 herbal medicinal products which their manufacturers claim to be an immune booster against symptoms of COVID-19 were under processing for listing status.

The Director-General of the Agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, in a press statement made available to Vanguard said the herbal products if meet the agency’s requirements would be granted safety approval.

Adeyeye who further dismissed media reports that the agency has approved Pax Herbal CUGZIN capsule for COVID-19 treatment said it only listed it as being safe for consumers and not based on efficacy against the pandemic.

She said many manufacturers, including Paxherbal seeking for listing, had claimed that their products were immune boosters and anti-infectives…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper