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Sharon Numina "Bush Medicine Seeds"

Sharon Numina
"Bush Medicine Seeds"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 137 x 82 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 20073
  • $1090
  • $890

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  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Kaytetye
  • 1981
  • Stirling Station, NT
  • 2019

The Bush Medicine Plant, which refers to a species of acacia, 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 used to alleviate symptoms of the common flu.

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Artist Sharon Numina
TitleBush Medicine Seeds
Language GroupKaytetye
Born around1981
AreaStirling Station, NT
Catalogue 20073
Date2019
MediumAcrylic on Canvas
Size (W x H) 137 x 82 cm
Price $AUD $1090   Sale Price $890

Unstretched - Rolled in a tube ($0.00)

Stretched - Ready to hang* (+$135)

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

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The Bush Medicine Plant, which refers to a species of acacia, 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 used to alleviate symptoms of the common flu.

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