Call us: +27 72 731 3909 | Fax: +27 86 243 4777 | E-mail:

Muthi to MarketBOTANY to BODY

What is Materia Medica?

Materia Medica is a Latin term defining a historical collection of knowledge for the therapeutic properties of any plant or substance known for its healing properties.

Actives from botanical sources

Plants exhibit a remarkable chemical diversity. They are the ideal source for cosmetic active ingredients.

Extracts built from science

Unique extraction technologies allow plant derived actives to be readily bioavailable.

Claim specific actives

Highly specialized plant actives having specific targeted actions.


Materia Medica (Pty) Ltd. includes a team of highly specialized experts skilled in the botanical and chemistry fields. We understand how critical the claims of a superior cosmetic product are, and how these claims need to be supported by the correct selection and level of active ingredients.

With access to highly specialized botanical actives within our portfolio, we have the skills to assist with the development of claim supported cosmetic products - fromĀ BOTANY to BODY.

Go to top of page