SA Country Life

A Basketful of Medicine

The Cape Doctor is out in full force, determined to blow the Cape Peninsula squeaky clean as we drive into Winford, a farm on the outskirts of Scarborough that has been established as a private nature reserve. This enclave of the Cape floral kingdom near the south-western tip of Africa, where guide and herbalist Jess Tyrrell lives, is the perfect setting for one of her half-day, natural medicine-making courses.

“Not everything we need is in our first aid kit, it’s all around us,” says Jess, before we head out to brave the blustery day and forage for medicine. Always

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