studied Town and Regional Planning at the University of
Pretoria. The degree was received at the end of 1994.
Karen was resident in West Africa from January 1996
until April 1998, after which a design and high quality printing
business, Print Expression cc, was established. This business
is still active and also conducted from home.
The interest in herbs has been exploited for years,
first as food flavourings and later as natural healers and immunity
After studying medicinal qualities of herbs in many
books, it was decided to enroll for a Diploma course at the Institute
of Natural Healing, an international institute,
based in England. The course was finished at the end of 2005.
After realisation of the amazing natural healing
qualities of herbs, and transition from the use of conventional
medicine to herbal remedies, it was decided to assist others in
a new way of life, characterised by the use of herbs.