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Hey guys I'm currently enjoying Ross River Fever along with 6000 or so other Australians... various things led me towards "Gumbi Gumbi" as a potential treatment.

The plant is Pittosporum phylliraeoides (there are a few synonyms). I'm told it's hemiparasitic, and that the host tree is an Aboriginal secret of some description, these were obtained through the wife of an elder/trusted person. I've heard there is a lot of bunk stuff going around that isn't grown on the same host, but I was directed to this my a trusted forum member who assured me it was authentic.

So... I'm posting a daily diary on FB about my experiences, I thought I'd duplicate it here for posterity and general interest.

Here goes:

Day 1

Yesterday I received my package of Gumbi Gumbi to try and treat my Ross River Virus infection. I was told it was about a month's supply, and weighed the fairly small, bone dry leaves in at a bit over 60g, so figured on 2g as a daily dose.

I made a tea using a coffee plunger and a big of honey, left for more than 5 minutes to infuse. I'm drinking it while I write this, it's actually quite pleasant and very "oz" tasting, the flavour is kind of what I imagine eucalyptus would be like without the menthol; it could easily become an acquired taste.

I've been told to expect results after 10-14 days which seems optimistic... will soon find out!

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i started a thread which i think i spelled 'gubby gubby' or gubbi gubbi.

no takers though.

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I can only find a couple of passing references to the Gubbi Gubbi people in the search engine, thunder?

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yeah.

i dunno.

it was a fairly vague lead i was given by a fairly very unreliable person, and the seeds didn't germinate for me but then i had no way to find out what they were or how to grow them. supposedly it was grown in crops though. a kind of restorative drink.

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Seeds are commercially available (as syn Pittosporum angustifolium) but it's hemiparasitic, and supposedly the magic lies in the host which is a secret. Although if I was to try and look for it, I would start with Eremophila latrobei.

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1 hour ago, withdrawl clinic said:

topic starter still around?

what happend?

http://www.shaman-australis.com/forum/index.php?/topic/42701-endorfinder/&tab=comments#comment-525166

:(

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I agree mate, miss him heaps was my best friend when I moved up here. 

 

I planted a Gumbi in my yard its doing great. will never forget him, his kindness, his wit and spirit .

 

RIP my brother

 

 

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On 03/11/2020 at 4:16 PM, Glaukus said:

Miss him a lot, he was pretty much my first SAB friend, he was so open and friendly and generous, at a time I really needed it.

same same. 

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oh, thats sad to hear, I had no idea..   I have had his  "small peruvianus crest" he bred and named endorfinder for some years now.. even though I now think that's a pachanoi.   RIP

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