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The Good Oil – Part 1: Eucalyptus

For thousands of years, indigenous Australians have used the oil from the “gum” or eucalyptus tree as an antiseptic or healing agent. From the very early days of white settlement in 1788, people started to recognise some of the many … Continue reading

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Classic Outback #9

The eucalyptus genus of trees is one of the most common in Australia. (However I’ve heard it said – by someone who sounded convincing – that the acacia, which includes wattle and mulga, is THE most common.) Anyway, the River … Continue reading

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