Through his YouTube Channel, the African Plant Hunter, Gus shares his deep knowledge of African trees and plants. Popular with amateur naturalists, students, safari guides and armchair travellers, all his videos are shot and edited by Gus, with occasional help from whichever passer-by he can hand the camera to at the time!
In this, the third and final episode in his series on the health benefits of baobab, Gus (the African Plant Hunter) dons an uncharacteristically colourful
Not all tummy bugs are bad. In fact, the bacteria that make up our intestinal microbiome are critical to our overall health. In this episode,
In 2013, researchers from the Oxford Brookes Centre for Nutrition and Health published a paper on the remarkable impact of baobab fruit powder on glycaemic
From one of Africa’s most instantly recognisable trees comes one of its most extraordinary fruits. Welcome to the magnificent Baobab fruit (Adansonia digitata). In this
Despite the ominous name, there’s nothing devilish about this plant, Harpagophytum procumbens. In fact its magical healing properties have been known by the San and
As weird names for exotic fruit go, “Snot Apple” ranks right up there with the weirdest of them all. It certainly doesn’t have you rushing