South Africa’s Medicinal Plants

With a huge proportion of South Africa’s population using traditional medicine (some sources say as many as 80% of South Africans make use of medicinal plants) it makes sense that there’s a growing awareness around indigenous plants and their uses. What’s wonderful to see is how much of the information available online is supplied by South Africans themselves – not only is the amount of information available for free online growing, but most of it is being offered by South Africans, with articles ranging from academic texts, to advice from local plant nurseries and medical organisations. Click on the links below to get an overview of what’s out there:

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