Botanical painting by Marina Albert
Used for centuries by the Aboriginal people as a flavour for food, an insect repellant and as bush medicine . Knowledge on how to use this herb has been passed down generation to generation
If you don't want to keep paying heaps of money for synthetic fragrance enhancers to put into your washing try about a spoonful of lemon myrtle, either dried or fresh, just put it into a pocket or a sock that is being washed. I learn't this great idea from Blake, chef, at Brambuk Bushfoods Cafe, where he not only uses a lot of native food in his cooking he also uses it in the washing machine.