clay & ochre scrub
Bush medijina is a first nations business supporting Warningakalina women through sharing traditional knowledge that comes from connection to land, native botanicals, ancestors & stories. Indigenous people have been using bush knowledge & medicines to heal themselves for generations. Located in angurugu on remote groote eylandt in the northern territory, the women harvest wild botanicals from country then create a wonderful range of products by hand. Local bush products are combined with natural & sustainable ingredients sourced from across australia. Cruelty free.
Bush botanicals are combined with soft white kaolin clay to reinvigorate your skin. Kaolin clay is known for its detoxifying & nourishing properties & is gentle enough to use everyday. Perfect for cleansing & gently exfoliating.
Mamaburra or wild peach trees are plentiful on groote eylandt & provide the community with fruit to eat & bark that is used for its calming properties. Mamaburra extract is combined with an oatmeal soap base, white kaolin clay & richly coloured eylandt ochres.
Merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves are gathered from trees by the beach & in the bush. They are combined with mineral rich kaolin clay in an oatmeal soap base along with crushed seeds, bark & flowers to create a wonderfully exfoliating texture.