Dr. Llaila O. Afrika is a the author of the book African Holistic Health which has been on the Essence best-seller list for over ten years and is the most inclusive volume of its kind. He is also the author of the highly acclaimed book Nutricide and a leading pioneer in the African Science field.
In addition to a extensive list of healing modalities, Dr. Afrika is a Doctor of Naturopathy, Licensed Acupuncturist, and Licensed Medical Massage Therapist.
A.G. How do you describe your work?
L.A. My work consists of teaching, lecturing, writing books, and diagnosing and treating people’s diseases holistically.
A.G. What is your favorite part of what you do?
L.A. My favorite part of the holistic work I do is teaching classes side by side with my wife Melanie.
A.G. How do you envision your work impacting the world?
L.A. I travel all over the world, and people tend to tell me they are grateful for the help I have given them or how I have cured their friends and family members, so the impact of my work is clear to me.
A.G. What are some of the challenges you have overcome to get to this point in your life?
L.A. The challenge remains the same. It is helping people to be unafraid of science and math and helping them to see that science and math are just a form of language which can say totally stupid things.
A.G. Who or what inspires you?
L.A. My inspiration is seeing the children I teach grasp the holistic chemistry science concept with a twinkle in their eyes.
To learn more about Dr. Llaila Afrika visit www.doctorafrika.com.
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