Chrisna Gouws

Chrisna Gouws

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Can traditional Afrikan medicine co-exist with Western medicine?

Afrika is home to an extensive and diverse medicinal plant life. This includes commonly used herbs like Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), Devilโ€™s claw (Harpagophytum procumbens), Buchu (Agathosma betulina), Cape Aloe (Aloe ferox) and Hoodia (Hoodia gordonii). These plant - or herb-based treatments have been a key part of the continentโ€™