Australian bush foods are rarely seen in shopping baskets or on restaurant menus, but this is starting to change in Australia and around the world. A 1 Million Women special infographic.
The Wild Passionfruit also known locally as the ‘caperbush’ is a member of the Caper family. It is also known as ‘Merne arrutnenge’ in the Arrernte language of the local Aborigines and is one of the many bush tucker foods.
Australian Aboriginal Bush medicine - Kangaroo apple (Solanum laciniatum) - The fruit is used as a poultice on swollen joints. The plant contains a steroid which is important to the production of cortisone, which reduces inflammation.
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