Love Potions

February 14, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
For centuries, lonely hearts have turned to charms and potions in search of romance. So of course, there's a high demand for any magic match-maker on Valentine's Day. If you're lonely, love sick or simply looking for a bit of fun the traditional healers at this Johannesburg herbal medicine market say many of these herbs, barks and plants can help.

These markets are all over South Africa. People use them like pharmacies. There are potions, lotions, powders and liquids that claim to cure just about anything.

But its love sickness and affairs of the heart that are really big business. Traders say they can make up to $28-dollars a love remedy; a lot of money here. But the cost depend on what you're shopping for.

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