African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 186

Table of Content: January-June 2022 ; 14(1)

May 2022

Sociocultural bound illnesses or syndromes: Voices from the traditional medicine markets

The culture of the people is central to the traditional medicine knowledge, uses and trade. This indigenous knowledge is orally passed from one generation to the next and is shared through efficacious communication with the ancestral spirits, dreams and oral narratives. This traditional medicine knowledge is invaluable in the treatment of sociocultural illnesses or syndromes, for instance, bad luck, bad dreams, cultural...

Author(s): Willy Kibet Chebii, Karatu Kiemo, John Kaunga Muthee and Kahiu Ngugi