plants DB - indigenious

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Fri Dec 28 18:22:25 EST 2001


this is a priceless reminder.  it should be included on the database site.

1earth permaculture wrote:

> I had a chat with an Australian Aboriginal elder yesterday, which
> might be worth sharing on this List. The Plants DB came up and her
> response was:
>
> There is one specific native plant she mentioned that has some amazing
> medicinal properties, which the aborigines have been using for
> centuries. It is extremely hardy and can grow almost anywhere. They
> dare not mention the plant to most white folk for fear that the plant
> will be commercialised, patented, fought over, synthesized and sold
> over the chemist counter. As she said, that's not the plant's purpose.
>
> She requested that the plant not be mentioned on a public domain
> database.
>
> Marcus
>
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