'Doyenne of SA herb industry' Margaret Roberts passes away

2017-03-04 18:57
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Cape Town – Herbal specialist Margaret Roberts passed away, her daughter confirmed in a social media post on Saturday.

Sandy Roberts' post on the passing away of her mother was shared over 1 100 times on Facebook by Saturday evening.

In her post, she said her mother died after spending a short time in hospital.

“It has been an honor (sic) and a privilege to be your daughter mom and work alongside you creating our dream at the Herbal Centre. I miss you more than words can say and will do my best to continue our work so that your legacy can live on.”

Roberts was a strong contributor to popularising all things herbs in SA for over 35 years. She has delivered lectures on herbs and was also a qualified physiotherapist.

Roberts operated the Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre in Magaliesburg. Here, she propagated the ideologies of natural living.

The centre boasts herb gardens, a nursery, apothecary, potager garden, chapel, lecture hall and even a fairy gallery.

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