• OutbackChef sources its Strawberry Gum directly from the grower.  The fresh leaves are wild-harvested and then carefully dried in a shed, before milling and sending to OutbackChef for blending into our teas and spice mixes.
  • Eucalyptus olida  is also used as a dried spice product in bushfood cooking, especially with fruit; and in herbal teas. It has high anti-oxidant activity.  This image shows the leaves growing, OutbackChef sells the dried leaves. Outback Chef Strawberry Gum is dried and ground, ready for use. Eucalyptus olida, also known as the Strawberry Gum, is a medium-sized tree to 20 m, restricted to the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales. Flowers are cream coloured and are followed by small woody capsules. The glossy green leaves are intensely aromatic. E.olida is classified as a threatened species in the wild, but is becoming more common in cultivation due to its essential oil and spice qualities. The leaf of E.olida is distilled for its crystal-like essential oils used in flavouring and perfumery. E. olida leaf is also used as a dried spice product in bushfood cooking, especially with fruit; and in herbal teas. It has high anti-oxidant activity. It is also known as olida and forestberry herb.
  • STRAWBERRY GUM HAS A COMPLEX STRAWBERRY, EUCALYPT, SPICY FLAVOUR & AROMA