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Maynee or Blackbutt Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus todtiana) is a medicinal plant of Noongar country

Nartj Nidja - What is it[edit | edit source]

It is a tree that grows approximately 15 meters tall, with rough grey bark, and produces a white flower in Birak and Djeran

Leaves[edit | edit source]

The leaves can be crushed to apply to wounds and can be steamed and releive congestion when people have colds or flu.

Gum[edit | edit source]

The gum was used as an ointment for sores. it can also be eaten in small amounts to relieve dysentery (please note, do not attempt to use bush medicine without the guidance of a trained healer or persons).

Ngiyan waarnk - References[edit | edit source]