Published Paper on herb-drug interaction.

"The potential of Hypoxis hemerocallidea for herb–drug interaction" is a paper published by InformaHealthcare under Pharmaceutical Biology.

Click here to download and read this article, which suggests that there is the potential for HDI between Hypoxis and the substrates of the affected enzymes/transporters, if sufficient in vivo concentration of Hypoxis extracts is attained.


Academic publications, published articles which include HOPE Cape Town and our work

Dr. J. Wreford/ Dr. M.Esser/ Rev Fr Stefan Hippler: Facilitating Relationships between African traditional healing and western medicine in South Africa in the time of AIDS: A case study from the Western Cape - CSSR Working Paper No 06/170 Published by the Centre for Social Science Research - University of Cape Town 2006

Dr. J. Wreford/ Dr. M.Esser/ Rev Fr Stefan Hippler: Involving Traditional Health Practitioners in HIV/AIDS interventions: Lessons from the Western Cape Province - CSSR Working Paper No. 08/210 Published by the Centre for Social Science Research - University of Cape Town 2008

Joanne Wreford, Monika Esser and Stefan Hippler: Involving traditional health practitioners in HIV/AIDS interventions: Lessons from the Western Cape Province, Centre for Social Sciences Research papers - University of Cape Town, 2008

University of Applied Science:
Aktuelles aus Forschung und Lehre - TU Neu-Ulm : E-learning (English Version) 2012

Fasinu, P., Bouic, P. and Rosenkranz, B.:Liver-based in vitro technologies for drug biotransformation studies – a review. Curr Drug Metabol 13: 215-224 (2012)

Fasinu, P.S., Bouic, P. and Rosenkranz, B.:An overview of the evidence and mechanisms of herb-drug interactions. Front Pharmacol 3:69.doi:10.3389/fphar.2012.00069 (2012)

 Drug-drug interactions in ageing HIV-infected individuals Pius S. Fasinu* and Bernd Rosenkranz.  African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(38). pp. 2710-2723, 15 October, 2012

The Potential of Sutherlandia frutescens for Herb-Drug Interaction

Pius S. Fasinu, Heike Gutmann, Hilmar Schiller, Alexander-David James, Patrick J. Bouic, and Bernd Rosenkranz

When wild garlic makes you pregnant - Pius Fasinu

Press Review - Visit by German Minister Annette Schavan to HOPE Cape Town


Books, articles & chapters in books which describe HOPE Cape Town 

Bartholomaeus Grill/ Stefan Hippler: Gott - Aids -Afrika, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Köln 2007, ISBN 978-3-462-03925-2 (paperback Bastei-Luebbe 2009) 

 Major newspaper articles in German and English  

Remember World AIDS Day 2010 Cape Town Magazine 

HOPE Cape Town CD4 Study:


HOPE Cape Town Trust
Public Benefit Organisation (SA) No 93/00/24/843
Non Profit Organisation (SA) No 053-417 NPO