Also known as native apricot, the Gumby Gumby is a hardy shrub that grows readily throughout inland South Australia and coastal parts of Western Australia and Northern Queensland.
Gumby Gumby has been used by Indigenous Australians as a bush medicine, its leaves and bark used to alleviate the symptoms of colds and flus. It’s believed a tonic made from the tea may also reduce blood pressure and improve circulation.
Traditionally used as a bush medicine, Gumby Gumby leaves contain anti-viral properties that help alleviate the symptoms of colds, flus and chest infections. Gumby Gumby is also taken to support overall health and wellbeing.
A study undertaken by the University of Greifswald in Germany found in vitro, a suppression of tumour cells. More research is required to confirm these findings.
Gumby Gumby has a gentle, earthy aroma and a pleasant herbal flavour.
Gumby Gumby is best enjoyed as a tea.
Simply steep 1 tbs of tea in boiling water for 2 minutes to experience the delicious flavour of the Australian bush and renowned immunity strengthening properties.