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5 Benefits of Kakadu Plum

5 Benefits of Kakadu Plum Kakadu Plum, commonly referred to as Gubinge, Billy Goat Plum, or if you’re a Latin speaker, Terminalia ferdinandiana, is a fruit found exclusively in the outback in Northern Australia. Kakadu Plum as a fruit is small, reaching no larger than the tip of your thumb, and weighing up to 5 grams in total. The fruit itself remains pale green in colour, isn’t sweet, and is quite tart and somewhat astringent. The two primary regions where Kakadu Plum grows is the Northern Territory, and Western Australia, with trees producing fruits at different times depending on the region. According to the Northern Australia Kakadu Plum Alliance, Kakadu Plums are harvested in January and February in Western Australia,...

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Aniseed Myrtle

Aniseed Myrtle is an Australian bushfood native to New South Wales. The tropical tree can grow up to 45 metres in the wild. It contains a powerful aroma and flavour of aniseed and in summer a bright blossum of extensive fluffy flowers occurs. Read more....

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Lemon Myrtle

One of Australia's best known bushfoods, Lemon Myrtle is the king (or Queen) of citrus flavourings. It has extensive health benefits, and has been researched for its powerful antibacterial properties. Read more....

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Strawberry Gum

Health Benefits: Showcasing a host of health benefits, Eucalyptus Olida, or Strawberry Gum contains: Anti-Fungal & Anti-Bacterial Properties Helps to balance gut micro-flora, which helps to calm the stomach and improve general intestinal health. Thought to be a good source of antioxidants which help to neutralize carcinogens, may soothe inflammation, and slow the aging process. This incredible health booster can easily be added to smoothies, on savoury, or sweet dishes.   Origin: Native to the Tablelands Region of NSW, its recent re-discovery has lead to a craze in the use of Strawberry Gum. Our Strawberry Gum is organically grown in  Victoria, and is sustainably sourced without the use of chemical sprays.   Culinary Uses: Due to its rich essential oils, Strawberry Gum's...

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Saltbush

With hundreds of identified species of Saltbush around the world, Old Man's Saltbush leads the ranks with its powerful salty flavour, and delicious Mediterranean style taste. Native to the semi-arid regions of Australia, Old Man's Saltbush has been used traditionally for its seeds and is commonly planted due to its hardiness to feed livestock. Its broad leaves and pale-green colour make it a great garnish too!     Yet, this famous shrub has some incredible facts about it too!   Health Benefits: A true blue Aussie hero that: Has up to 20% less sodium than regular salt Abundant amount of anti-oxidants to help neutralize free radicals and detoxify your body Among those this, it is also a beneficial source of calcium,...

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