Tuesday, May 18

The ancient art of bush medicine can help with many ailments

Bush medicine business is booming for Vivienne ‘Binyarn’ Hansen, but profit isn’t in the equation.

“It’s not about making money. It’s about helping people, making them well or making them feel better,” said the Balladong Wadjuk Yorga woman from the Bibbulmun Nation, or Noongar people.

Vivienne confirms that prominent people including child health expert Fiona Stanley and footballers Gary Ablett, Liam Ryan, Josh Kennedy and Nic Naitanui have had success with Vivienne’s bush medicine.

“Some has been passed to people from my rellies. I have a granddaughter, Imahra Cameron, playing AFLW for the Eagles, a nephew who played AFL for Gold Coast and some playing for the Dockers,” Vivienne said from her Kelmscott home.

“Fiona Stanley ended up getting a tub for a granddaughter whose eczema apparently cleared up beautifully,” said Vivienne, an authority on bush medicine.

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