oa South African Journal of Cultural History - Kundigheid uit eeue-oue Duitse tradisies: medisinale plante, Halle-medikamente en homeopatie

Volume 6, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1011-3053



The contributions of the Germans in the medical and para-medical sphere in South Africa were extensive. The origin, preparation and use of medicinal plants, proprietary brands and homeopathy against the German background are discussed. The services rendered by only a few skilled people are highlighted with emphasis on their contribution to the development of a system of folk medicine in South Africa.

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