Sesame is one of the most important foods and medicines known to mankind. From the earliest centuries it has never lost its vital place in building health, strength and vitality.   From its beginnings on the hot plains of Africa, sesame was a treasured crop. Its history is woven into the cultures of many nations […]

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I dedicate this issue to our much-loved and respected herbal pioneer, Margaret Roberts, who passed away on Saturday 4 March at the age of 79. Her passion for plants is reflected in the diverse range of culinary, aromatic and medicinal herbs she cultivated and shared with people both locally and internationally. I visited Margaret every […]

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