In Australia, Aboriginal people have used bush medicines for thousands years and are still using them today. In the old days plant extracts were often crushed and mixed with animal fats, such as emu and goanna. You can learn about those bush medicine by visiting Alice Springs Desert Park. Here are some useful bush plants if you are out in the bush:
Aboriginal name: Tyape
Desert Bloodwood Tree
Aboriginal name: Arrkenke
The Desert park has 54 hectare core area with approximately 3km of walking tracks. Open 7.30am to 6pm daily. Located in Larapinta Drive Alice Springs. Less than 15 min drive from Alice in the Territory Motel.