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muti

South African informal medicine, esp herbal medicine
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I've heard countless stories over the years about these so-called muthi murders, the killing of people for body parts to use in magic medicines.
Prior to implementing MUTHI training in 2011, we conducted a training needs assessment of clinical and public health researchers in African universities who were planning to conduct clinical research on herbal medicines.
Indian herbalists and muthi shop owners emerged to serve the health care needs of the growing Indian community.
Five such dispensaries have been constructed so far--one each at Mishriwala, Nagrota, Battalbalian (Udhampur), Purkhoo (Phase III) and Muthi (PhaseI) migrant camps.
Meanwhile, twenty-five BSF personnel were injured when a vehicle, they were travelling in, skidded off the road and rolled down at Muthi in Jammu.
Muthi refers to substances produced by herbalists to heal, cleanse, or strengthen, and often contains various plant materials (Ashforth, 2005).
In one instance involving the Muthi Muthi people, the original burial site had subsequently become a popular public camping area and Elders felt reburial would be safer in a more private location nearby (Mary Pappin pers.
The Jammu district administration had imposed curfew Tuesday afternoon in areas falling under three police stations of Muthi, Bakshi Nagar and Rehari.
Common names for the African potato are 'magic muthi, yellow stars, star-lily, sterblom, gifbol, lotsane and molikharatsa'.
The Great Moropana sprinkled magic dust called muthi on the top and willed the team to win the league in a ceremony in a shanty town near Johannesburg last week.
New Oscott mother of two Perdeep Muthi was at the front of the queue for the first public screening at 11am on Saturday, along with daughters Kiran, seven, Monika, five, and friend Shahnaz Alaeipour.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Pump Room Cum Operator Quarter including Delivery Tank at Tube-Well Muthi Khurd in Hiranagar Constituency of Samba District.