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Selina Numina "Bush Medicine Leaves"

Product shot of Bush Medicine Leaves - © Selina Numina

Selina Numina
"Bush Medicine Leaves"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 149 x 109 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 20072
  • $1600
  • $1100

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Description
  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Kaytetye
  • 1978
  • Stirling Station, NT
  • 2019

Selina’s Dreaming story depicts the leaves and seed of the Bush Medicine Plant. This particular plant refers to a species of acacia, which is used as part of traditional Indigenous healing. Women collect leaves from this plant and boil them to extract the resin. The resin is then mixed with kangaroo fat, which results in a paste. This paste is used to heal bites, wounds, cuts and rashes and can also be used as an insect repellent. The leaves from the plant can also be brewed to make a tea to alleviate symptoms of the common flu, headache, and upset stomach.

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Artist Selina Numina
TitleBush Medicine Leaves
Language GroupKaytetye
Born around1978
AreaStirling Station, NT
Catalogue 20072
Date2019
MediumAcrylic on Canvas
Size (W x H) 149 x 109 cm
Price $AUD $1600   Sale Price $1100

Unstretched - Rolled in a tube ($0.00)

Stretched - Ready to hang* (+$160)

*Sorry, "Ready to hang" is not available for international deliveries on this artwork.

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Selina’s Dreaming story depicts the leaves and seed of the Bush Medicine Plant. This particular plant refers to a species of acacia, which is used as part of traditional Indigenous healing. Women collect leaves from this plant and boil them to extract the resin. The resin is then mixed with kangaroo fat, which results in a paste. This paste is used to heal bites, wounds, cuts and rashes and can also be used as an insect repellent. The leaves from the plant can also be brewed to make a tea to alleviate symptoms of the common flu, headache, and upset stomach.

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