Rooibos History

Medical doctor in 20th century

Dr Le Fras Nortier, medical doctor and nature lover of Clanwilliam, research the Aspalathus Linearis as a herbal tea and agricultural product.

The Rooibos plant is family of the fynbos biome and not an easy plant to cultivate.  It was the research in the early 20th century of dr Nortier that made it possible for farmers to cultivate Rooibostea.

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