Bernadine Jansen van Vuuren is a qualified and registered doctor of Phytotherapy (aka herbal medicine practitioner) with an avid interest in herbs and balanced living.
She received her double bachelor’s degree in Phytotherapy from the University of the Western Cape and since graduating in 2009, Bernadine has worked in the pharmacy/ retail industry and has held the positions of health consultant, healthshop manager, national sales representative and group trainer for leading retail and health supplement companies in South Africa.
Bernadine is currently in private practice in Cape Town, she is also a lecturer at the University of the Western Cape and in her spare time gives talks and writes articles on the subject of health and wellness.
Outside of her profession, Bernadine enjoys gardening, reading, drawing, painting and martial arts. In 2012 she was the 1st female in South Africa to be awarded her blue belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu.