Definition of bush medicine in English:

bush medicine


Australian, West indian
  • [mass noun] Traditional folk medicine, typically prepared from herbs and other plants.

    • ‘Many ordinary citizens use herbal teas and bush medicine for everyday ailments.’
    • ‘In the back room of another clinic was kept a collection of bush medicine that was used regularly.’
    • ‘Are there any plans for a bush medicine clinic?’
    • ‘Installation of the bush medicine garden enhances the natural environment already established.’
    • ‘We're going to regenerate this 40 acres and make it a bush trail and a bush medicine area.’