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Sunday, August 19, 2007

August 19, 2007

Billy Goat’s Gruff

The Billy Goat Plum, also known as the kaduku and murunga plum, is a bush fruit native to that great land down under – Australia. Eaten by Aboriginals for thousands of years, this bush tucker has the largest concentration of vitamin C of any known plant in the world.

Although it is entirely edible, and still harvested in some Aboriginal communities, the Billy Goat Plum is now most often used in cosmetics, in fortified drinks, and for alternative medicine. On a more or less interesting side note, Billy Goat Plum Essence is purported to cure self-loathing, shame, and disgust. It is also rumored to alleviate sexual revulsion, which makes me wonder why Timmy is asking about it…

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