Traditional Medicine in Durban and KwaMuhle’s ‘Muthi Garden’

The use of plants, herbs, animals and other natural substances is a practice as old as humanity itself. Known variously as ‘traditional medicine’, ‘herbal medicine’, ‘herbalism’, ‘natural medicine’, ‘phytomedicine’, and by many other names in English, the practice is much older than modern pharmaceutical medicine. It has often provided useful knowledge to pharmacological researchers looking […]

Warwick: Never Gonna Give You Up!

The Liberation Heritage Route maps out areas and buildings in Durban that have special significance in the┬ástory of South Africa’s struggle for a democratic nation. Some of the locations are less well known to the public than others, but few are quite as established in the lives of Durbanites as Warwick Triangle and the surrounding […]