English : Sand olive
Description and diagnostic features
It is a very aromatic plant with thin waxy looking leaves when young. It looks like a little tree similar to a Port Jackson. The fruits are winged like combretum.
Leaves. Extracted by placing fresh leaves in olive oil for a month then pouring the oil into small bottles.
Leaves can also be covered with boiling water and the aroma inhaled to give quick relief from allergic colds and any other allergic reaction.
It is wonderful to soothe allergic reactions in the body such as streaming eyes and even for itchy skin.
Warning It does not work for everybody.
Habitat Well drained hilly and sandy soils.