Rooibos NewsExtraordinary women: Prof Jeanine Marnewick

Meet Rooibos researcher Prof Jeanine Marnewick

In 2011, Prof Marnewick made history when her clinical trial revealed that drinking six cups of Rooibos a day helps to reduce oxidative stress in the body and lowers the risk of heart disease. As head of the Oxidative Stress Research Unit at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, she is doing ongoing research on Rooibos, driven by her "curiosity" as a scientist.

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