Jilungin is a leaf from the Terminalia cansecens, a relative of the Kakadu plum. The trees grow throughout the Dampier Peninsula, and can reach heights of around 10 metres. The leaves are harvested after the wet season, and when brewed with hot water (often the bark of the tree is included as well) will encourage a deep and restful sleep.

Jilungin is wild-harvested by Indigenous communities in Western Australia. Traditionally the whole plant is harvested and dried on Country.

Sales of Jilungin tea support Indigenous communities throughout the Kimberly through employment and cultural engagement.

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A University of Queensland study found that Jilungin contains more antioxidants than green tea.

Traditionally utilized by the Nyul Nyul people, Traditional Owner, Bruno Dann explains that this tea is renowned for its calming, relaxing and sleep inducing properties. An insomniac’s herbal dream!

 

Jilungin has a pleasant herbal aroma and a gentle earthy taste.

Traditionally used as a tea, Jilungin can also be used to flavour meats.

Simply seep 1 tbs of tea in boiling water for 2 minutes to experience the delicious flavour of the Australian bush and renowned sleep inducing properties.

Provenance

Jilungin is a leaf from the Terminalia cansecens, a relative of the Kakadu plum. The trees grow throughout the Dampier Peninsula, and can reach heights of around 10 metres. The leaves are harvested after the wet season, and when brewed with hot water (often the bark of the tree is included as well) will encourage a deep and restful sleep.

Jilungin is wild-harvested by Indigenous communities in Western Australia. Traditionally the whole plant is harvested and dried on Country.

Sales of Jilungin tea support Indigenous communities throughout the Kimberly through employment and cultural engagement.

Image source: image one, image two, image three.
Health Benefits

A University of Queensland study found that Jilungin contains more antioxidants than green tea.

Traditionally utilized by the Nyul Nyul people, Traditional Owner, Bruno Dann explains that this tea is renowned for its calming, relaxing and sleep inducing properties. An insomniac’s herbal dream!

 

Taste & Smell

Jilungin has a pleasant herbal aroma and a gentle earthy taste.

Food Uses

Traditionally used as a tea, Jilungin can also be used to flavour meats.

Simply seep 1 tbs of tea in boiling water for 2 minutes to experience the delicious flavour of the Australian bush and renowned sleep inducing properties.