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South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour

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| Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Johannesburg 2055, South Africa
+27 76 163 0504
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Insightful!

I've had the chance to participate in 2 plant tours with Jean and on both occasions, found them to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
SiphoNka
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Appreciation through knowing

Enriching stroll through nature, with a greater sense of appreciation because of the knowledge that... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
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For specialist Medicinal Plant and Traditional Healing Tours with one of South Africa’s leading ethnobotanists (medicinal plant researchers), trained traditional herbalist healer (inyanga) and nutritionist teacher: Jean-Francois Sobiecki, (B.Sc.Hons. EthnoBot). Come learn all about South Africa’s most powerful medicinal healing plants, global psychoactive plant use, what is traditional medicine and being a traditional healer, and edible food plants from the wild to boost your health and wellness! Jean takes his visitors on a Full Day Guided Journey of the Johannesburg Muti (medicinal plant) market and then the beautiful and peaceful Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve in the South of Johannesburg that will leave you feeling refreshed with new energy and insights on traditional medicine and healing from an expert with over 15 years of experience in the field of medicinal plant research, ethnobotany and health promotion.
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| Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Johannesburg 2055, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I've had the chance to participate in 2 plant tours with Jean and on both occasions, found them to be incredibly insightful. I particularly found it interesting to learn the varied uses so many plants have. The plant tours are leisurely and also informative and...More

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Was a pleasure to have you on board :D

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Enriching stroll through nature, with a greater sense of appreciation because of the knowledge that was imparted with one,

Thank Werner L
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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you Werne. I am so glad you found my walk rewarding!

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The tour provided valuable knowlegde to myself on medicinal plants. It also gave me great ideas on how I can even beautify my own garden with beneficial plants.

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you Khanyile :D

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I really enjoyed learning outdoors. The walk was informative and leisurely. We took loads of notes and photographs, Jean Francois is really knowledgable!

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed it Sandra and you found it useful :D Best Jean

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The excursion into nature was very illuminating and informative . Jean has a wonderful depth of understanding of plants and their medicinal and psychic value . He has a passion for his work that is inspiring and refreshing . A great way to be outdoors...More

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you!!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

I joined Jean on one of his Klipriviersberg walk and talks. I found the information interesting and Jean's knowledge of plants was detailed, in-depth and he is able to convey the information in a clear and informative manner. If you're into naturopathy, ethnobotany and love...More

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you anonymous visitor for your review, I appreciate it and am open to any suggestions on ways I can improve on what I offer to offer the best possible experience.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I joined Jean's workshop, and got much more than I expected. Variety of knowledge, which aided my understanding and growth beautifully. Plant knowledge that ranges from the biological (both of the plant and how it interacts with the body) to the spiritual, even where the...More

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Really glad you enjoyed it Dylan. I appreciated what you brought to the group - especially your warm and open hearted personality. Cheers Jean.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Jean's day programme includes what I would describe as a "walking lecture" through the Johannesburg Traditional African Medicine ("Muti") Market. He explained the link between the use of certain psychoactive plants and the development of the practitioner's links with the ancestor guiders, so fundamental to...More

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Neil. Thank you for this comprehensive review. I appreciate you pointing out my credibility in the field, and while I don't have an issue with new age per say, it is worthwhile for visitors to know that I am a professional researcher and that...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have participated in several of Jean's plant workshops, nature walks and also visited Johannesburg's muthi market with him. I learned tons and also really appreciated Jean's open-minded and spiritual approach. I recommend him without reserves.

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Sini. Thank you. It was a pleasure sharing with you this healing knowledge. :D You showed much dedication and appreciation for the plants and healing.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Jeans knowledge of african medicinal plants is mind blowing, if you are interested in wanting to heal yourself with food as medicine and the healing properties of common herbs, vegetables, spices and other medicinal plants, Jeans workshops are a MUST!!! Jean speaks about the use...More

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Jean S, Owner at South African Traditional Healing and Medicinal Plants Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you Jolene. This is my lifes work; to share with people the healing power of medicinal plants and nature. I am so glad you enjoyed it! Be Well. Jean

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