Aboriginal art and gifts

Our Indigenous Australian collection includes original artworks, homewares and textiles. We also have a lovely skincare range featuring Australian native plants and essential oils.
Merrika Soap Merrika Soap

Merrika Soap

Merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves are gathered in the bush and by the beach and have been use...

Merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves are gathered in the bush and by the beach and have been used in traditional bush recipes for centuries. The Merrika Soap gently blends the plant extract with organic coconut and eucalyptus oils to create a gentle, everyday cleanser. Merrika (broad leaved wattle)Along with its multitude of uses in soothing the skin, merrika is used by the Groote Eylandt elders as a ‘botanical clock' - they know that when this tree flowers, that the terns are laying their e...

$12.00

Mamarra Soap Mamarra Soap

Mamarra Soap

Drawing on traditional bush recipes passed down to Bush Medijina by their elders, Mamarra (small ...

Drawing on traditional bush recipes passed down to Bush Medijina by their elders, Mamarra (small leaved paperbark) leaves are combined with organic coconut oil and their natural soap base. This lemon-scented soap is a refreshing, gentle body cleanser, suitable for everyday use. Mamarra (small leaved paperbark) Mamarra trees are found in billabongs and wetlands on Groote Eylandt. Elders taught others to steep their leaves in water to soothe their bodies. Mamarra wood was used by Anindiliyakwa ...

$12.00

Mamaburra Soap Mamaburra Soap

Mamaburra Soap

Found in abundance on Groote Eylandt, Mamaburra (wild peach) trees are prized for both the delici...

Found in abundance on Groote Eylandt, Mamaburra (wild peach) trees are prized for both the delicious fruit they bear and their traditional uses. The rich hue of the Mamaburra bark gives this soap its gorgeous colour, and its peppermint fragrance makes it a refreshing addition to your daily routine. Mamaburra (wild peach)Mamaburra trees grow in the bush, and are loved for their fruit, and their usefulness in soothing the skin. These trees grow abundantly on Groote Eylandt, and in addition to t...

$12.00

Merrika Clay and Ochre Scrub Merrika Clay and Ochre Scrub

Merrika Clay and Ochre Scrub

Merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves are gathered from trees by the beach and in the bush on Groo...

Merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves are gathered from trees by the beach and in the bush on Groote Eylandt. Combined with mineral-rich kaolin clay and an oatmeal soap base, Bush Medijina add crushed seeds, bark and flowers to create a wonderfully exfoliating texture. Scented with organic eucalyptus oil, this gentle scrub will revitalise and refresh. Merrika (broad leaved wattle)Along with its multitude of uses in soothing the skin, merrika is used by the Groote Eylandt elders as a ‘botanical...

$12.00

Mamaburra Clay and Ochre Scrub Mamaburra Clay and Ochre Scrub

Mamaburra Clay and Ochre Scrub

Mamaburra (wild peach) trees are plentiful on Groote Eylandt and provide the islanders with fruit...

Mamaburra (wild peach) trees are plentiful on Groote Eylandt and provide the islanders with fruit for eating, as well as a bark known to their ancestors for its calming properties. Bush Medijina's Mamaburra Clay and Ochre Scrub combine the plant’s extract with an oatmeal soap base, soft white kaolin clay, and their own, richly coloured Eylandt ochres. Perfect for cleansing and exfoliating, its organic peppermint oil will uplift and revitalise. Mamaburra (wild peach)Mamaburra trees grow in the...

$12.00

Dumburumba Clay and Ochre Scrub Dumburumba Clay and Ochre Scrub

Dumburumba Clay and Ochre Scrub

Amongst the most treasured of native botanicals, Dumburumba leaves are blended with organic cocon...

Amongst the most treasured of native botanicals, Dumburumba leaves are blended with organic coconut oil to form a concentrated extract, which is then combined with soft white kaolin clay and an oatmeal soap base to create a wonderfully gentle foundation. Crushed leaves, bark, seeds and flowers create its exfoliating texture, and the addition of Groote Eylandt ochres colour this invigorating scrub the spectacular, ruddy palette of the land. DumburumbaDumburumba is one of Groote Eylandt most pr...

$12.00

Sleep Balm Sleep Balm

Sleep Balm

Created with a good night’s sleep in mind, this Sleep Balm uses Mamarra (small leaved paperbark) ...

Created with a good night’s sleep in mind, this Sleep Balm uses Mamarra (small leaved paperbark) leaves, carefully blended with organic coconut oil and fragrant lavender oil to help you unwind after a busy day. Mamarra (small leaved paperbark)Mamarra trees are found in billabongs and wetlands on Groote Eylandt. Elders taught others to steep their leaves in water to soothe their bodies. Mamarra wood was used by Anindiliyakwa men to make canoes and the bark was traditionally used by women to ma...

$32.00

Bush Blossom Body Butter Bush Blossom Body Butter

Bush Blossom Body Butter

Gorgeously fragranced with seasonal flowers, Bush Medijina's Bush Blossom Body Butter incorporate...

Gorgeously fragranced with seasonal flowers, Bush Medijina's Bush Blossom Body Butter incorporates merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves with organic sweet almond, lemongrass and sage oils. This body butter will soothe, moisturise and pamper the skin. Merrika (broad leaved wattle)Along with its multitude of uses in soothing the skin, merrika is used by the Groote Eylandt elders as a ‘botanical clock' - they know that when this tree flowers, that the terns are laying their eggs. Traditionally, ...

$22.00

Miracle Balm Skin Sanity Miracle Balm Skin Sanity

Miracle Balm Skin Sanity

Bush Medijina's Skin Sanity Miracle Balm blends Merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves with organic...

Bush Medijina's Skin Sanity Miracle Balm blends Merrika (broad leaved wattle) leaves with organic coconut and tea tree oils to create this fantastic all-rounder; perfect for use in your home or travel kits. Merrika (broad leaved wattle)Along with its multitude of uses in soothing the skin, merrika is used by the Groote Eylandt elders as a ‘botanical clock' - they know that when this tree flowers, that the terns are laying their eggs. Traditionally, men used the wood to make the sharp tips of ...

$32.00

Calm Balm Calm Balm

Calm Balm

Hand-harvested on Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Mawilyaburna (liniment) leaves are infused ...

Hand-harvested on Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Mawilyaburna (liniment) leaves are infused with organic coconut oil, and lemongrass and peppermint essential oils, to create this indulgent Calm Balm. Used by elders for centuries, Mawilyaburna leaves are sourced and collected in the Eylandt wetlands by the Bush Medijina team. Directions: Warm a small amount in the palm of your hand or fingertips, apply the balm evenly to anywhere on the body, including the face, pressure points, souls of ...

$32.00

Rosie Lala Tea Towel Rosie Lala Tea Towel

Rosie Lala Tea Towel

Based on artwork by Rosie Lala from Yarliyil Art Centre in Western Australia. Packaged with infor...

Based on artwork by Rosie Lala from Yarliyil Art Centre in Western Australia. Packaged with information about the artist and artwork. Yarliyil Art Centre is located in Halls Creek in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Yarliyil Artists work across a range of styles and mediums, representing the rich culture of the land, its history and the people. The main language groups of Yarliyil Artists are Jaru, Kidja and Walmajarri. Royalties from this product directly benefit the artist an...

$21.95

Maggie Long Tea Towel Maggie Long Tea Towel

Maggie Long Tea Towel

Based on artwork by Maggie Long from Yarliyil Art Centre in Western Australia. Packaged with info...

Based on artwork by Maggie Long from Yarliyil Art Centre in Western Australia. Packaged with information about the artist and artwork. Yarliyil Art Centre is located in Halls Creek in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Yarliyil Artists work across a range of styles and mediums, representing the rich culture of the land, its history and the people. The main language groups of Yarliyil Artists are Jaru, Kidja and Walmajarri. Royalties from this product directly benefit the artist a...

$21.95