Medicinal plants

How safe are herbal medicines?

Herbal therapies, taken for medicinal and health reasons, are increasingly popular and often regarded as innately safe. But their interactions with other medicines is less known – and could be downright dangerous.

How to grow a herb garden

Have you always wanted a herb garden but have no idea where to start? Follow our simple guidelines and soon you can also have a herb garden bursting with flavour and fragrance.

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Herbs A-Z

The medicinal properties of herbs and spices have been known for many centuries. Check out our list of over 500 to learn more.

Buchu - South Africa's 'miracle herb'

In South Africa buchu has been used as a folk remedy or 'boereraat' for centuries. Currently this 'miracle herb' is being marketed for a wide range of clinical applications, notably as an anti-inflammatory.

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