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Introduction to Bush Medicine

Join Vivienne Hansen for an enthralling introduction to bush medicine and bush medicine plants. You will learn about key local plants and their healing properties and enjoy a demonstration of Viv making some of her favourite products.

Vivienne Hansen is a published author. She is a Balladong Wadjuk Yorga woman from the Bibbulman Nation. She learnt about traditional medicine as a child from her grandfather, elder aunts, uncles and cousins.

Later, Vivienne completed the Certificate IV in Bush and Western Herbal Medicine. She became the first Indigenous member of the National Herbalist Association of Australia, and she was a presenter at the 7th International Conference on Herbal Medicine in 2010.

Vivienne is a speaker in demand and has conducted bush medicine
workshops around Australia. Her book titled “Noongar Bush Medicine:
Medicinal Plants of the South-West of Western Australia is available
through UWA Publishing.

This presentation is part of Perth City Farm’s 25th anniversary celebration series, which is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the City of Perth. Perth City Farm is a community environmental centre in East Perth, which works to foster community connection and sustainable living in Perth. For more information on other events happening as a part of the 25th anniversary series visit our Facebook page.
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    October 19th, 10am - 11:30am

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    1 City Farm Place

    Perth WA 6004

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