Herbal/Traditional Products in Nigeria

October 2022
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Understand the latest market trends and future growth opportunities for the Herbal/Traditional Products industry in Nigeria with research from Euromonitor International's team of in-country analysts – experts by industry and geographic specialisation.

Key trends are clearly and succinctly summarised alongside the most current research data available. Understand and assess competitive threats and plan corporate strategy with our qualitative analysis, insight and confident growth projections.

If you're in the Herbal/Traditional Products industry in Nigeria, our research will help you to make informed, intelligent decisions; to recognise and profit from opportunity, or to offer resilience amidst market uncertainty.

The Herbal/Traditional Products in Nigeria report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed segmentation of international and local products
  • Historic volume and value sizes, company and brand market shares
  • Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth
  • Robust and transparent research methodology, conducted in-country

This report answers:

  • What is the market size of Herbal/Traditional Products in Nigeria?
  • Which are the leading brands in Herbal/Traditional Products in Nigeria?
  • How are products distributed in Herbal/Traditional Products in Nigeria?
  • How has the regulatory and operating environment for Herbal/Traditional Products changed in Nigeria?
  • How are considerations such as stress, self-medication and shifting consumer lifestyles shaping demand for Herbal/Traditional Products
  • How significant are wider health concerns and consumer awareness in determining sales?
  • Where is future growth expected to be most dynamic?

Herbal/Traditional Products in Nigeria - Category analysis


Herbal/traditional products account for the lion share of consumer health value sales
Aggressive marketing initiatives increase consumer awareness
Local players are up against an invasion of low-quality imported herbal/traditional products
Positive outlook for herbal/traditional treatments
Competition from unpackaged alternatives set to act as a persistent constraint on demand for packaged traditional/herbal products
Direct selling is predicted to be a prominent growth channel for herbal/traditional products
Table 1 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 2 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 3 NBO Company Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value2018-2022
Table 4 LBN Brand Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2019-2022
Table 5 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 6 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027

Consumer Health in Nigeria - Industry Overview

Consumer health in 2022: The big picture
2022 key trends
Competitive landscape
Retailing developments
What next for consumer health?
Table 7 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2017-2022
Table 8 Life Expectancy at Birth 2017-2022
Table 9 Sales of Consumer Health by: Value Category2017-2022
Table 10 Sales of Consumer Health by: % Value Growth Category2017-2022
Table 11 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2018-2022
Table 12 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2019-2022
Table 13 Penetration of Private Label in Consumer Health by Category: % Value 2017-2022
Table 14 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 15 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2022
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by: Value Category2022-2027
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by: % Value Growth Category2022-2027
OTC registration and classification
NAFDAC specifies minimum labelling requirements that must be met prior to full registration. These are summarised as follows:
Vitamins and dietary supplements registration and classification
Vitamins and dietary supplements are advertised under the same rules as OTC medicines.
Self-medication/self-care and preventive medicine



Summary 1 Research Sources
The following categories and subcategories are included:

Herbal/Traditional Products

  • Herbal/Traditional Topical Analgesics
  • Herbal/Traditional Sleep Aids
  • Herbal/Traditional Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies
  • Herbal/Traditional Digestive Remedies
  • Herbal/Traditional Dermatologicals
  • Herbal/Traditional Paediatric Dietary Supplements
  • Herbal/Traditional Dietary Supplements
  • Herbal/Traditional Tonics

Herbal/Traditional Products

Botanicals or traditional remedies are products that have a long tradition of use, decades of established reputation, and are considered alternative remedies to standard medicine. Traditional medicine remedies such as Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Unani, Kampo, etc. are included. Homeopathic remedies are excluded. Only packaged products are tracked.

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This report originates from Passport, our Herbal/Traditional Products research and analysis database.


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