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Noma Disease

We cannot over emphasis the importance of tcm in curbing noma because it is perculiar among children under the age of twelve of the poorest country of Africa. But let us stop and ask ourselves what Noma disease is.

Noma is a disease that affects the mouth or genitals. It is caused by a rapidly progressive polymicrobial. It affect the mucous membranes of the mouth. It start with an ulcer then a rapid, painless degeneration occur to the mouth.

Noma can be caused by malnutrition especially the lack of vitamin A and Vitamin B. There is one good suppliment by Tasly called cen forte Tablet (commonly called Cen forte Tab) this is quite expensive for the demograph prune to be expose to it. So we have moringa oleifera and Bitter Leaf which is a cheap or almost free source of vitamin A and B found in Africa that could support malnutrition cause of noma. Let us just list all the causes of noma and we shall profer some tcm solution to those causes.

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Unsafe drinking water.
  • Proximity to unkempt livestock.
  • Recent illness.
  • Measles
  • Smoking
  •  immunodeficiency disease (like HIV)
We know tcm promotes good and healthy life-style as part of its health therapy. So smoking is a bad habbit but we hear rumours about some phytotherapy that could help addict stop smoking. We shall post when we have done our proper findings. But we have done some work on measles and promoted A1- Capsule for immunodeficiency disease. Noma can be curb medically if discovered earlier with good antibiotics and good nutrition. But when the deal is done, one could only result in a very delicate maxillofacial surgery. Even if done by the best of surgeons, the face would not look perfectly the way it was before, so get education as a vaccine against noma.


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