Prof Jonny Peter, Head of the Allergy and Immunology Unit at the University of Cape Town’s Lung Institute, told CapeTalk’s #WeekendBreakfast host Africa Melane about the studies they are conducting to determine the impact of Rooibos on allergic inflammation. Laboratory studies have shown Rooibos has a positive effect on allergy-prone cells. They hope to turn the research findings on Rooibos into treatment for allergy and asthma sufferers in future.
Read more about the research here.
Listen to a radio interview with UCT’s Prof Jonny Peter here.