Research Interests

The current research projects are in three directions.

Indigenous flavours & fragrances

South Africa represents a global epicenter of aromatic plants.

Medicinal Plants

Developing quality assurance protocols for African herbal medicines.

Naturopharmaceutics

Although advances in pharmaceutical technology have contributed largely to improve dosage forms, effective drug delivery still remains a significant challenge in many conditions where drug treatment is indicated.
Research Lab - TUT, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa [2010 © alvaroviljoen.com]