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What flora have you eaten?

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:53 am

I hear that an over doze of Silver Cluster leaves (5 leaves or more) is just as good as a local anesthetic for a root canal. Anyone tried that before?

I once had to use a wattle leave, but that was preceding breakfast on the Bushman's trail. :twisted: :lol:

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Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:57 am

Finally a topic I can relate to!
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:01 am

DinkyBird wrote:Finally a topic I can relate to!


I've made it specially for you! :D

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Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:06 am

Trying to distract me??? You forget angels can multitask :twisted:
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Re: What flora have you eaten?

Unread postby Imberbe » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:06 am

wildtuinman wrote:I hear that an over doze of Silver Cluster leaves (5 leaves or more) is just as good as a local anesthetic for a root canal. Anyone tried that before?

I once had to use a wattle leave, but that was preceding breakfast on the Bushman's trail. :twisted: :lol:


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A few drop of Tamboti on the hole in your tooth will give the desired numbing effect. But please! Do not eat the leaves WTM!
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Re: What flora have you eaten?

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:09 am

Imberbe wrote:
Do not eat the leaves WTM!

:lol: :lol:

@ DB, shucks... I nearly thought I got away with it. :lol:

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Unread postby Imberbe » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:17 am

:hmz: That explains the midnight wanderings in the Ghost thread!
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:31 am

:lol: :lol:

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Unread postby ecojunkie » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:32 am

On my ranger course, while the tutor was telling us about Magic Guarrie, he told us it was good to eat and encouraged us to chew a few leaves. I did not spoil the moment - just pretended to chew. The faces of the rest of the group were a picture of total disgust!!!!!! They were well and truly taken in - but it was one plant no one forgot.
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:36 am

ecojunkie wrote:Magic Guarrie

Aaahhh, die ou tande borsel bos (toothbrush bush).

I also chewed on it once to build myself a toothbrush on a morning walk from Skuz I think it was. Didn't eat the leaves thou. :lol:

Also had a good few marulas and even attempted to chomp on the wors of a worsboom (sausage tree). I can easily think of 10 better things to sink one's teeth in.

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Unread postby JenB » Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:47 am

Have you ever tried baobab fruit? I love sucking the flesh of the pips. It's got quite a refreshing flavor, just wish I could convince the greengrocer to stock them. :?
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Unread postby Imberbe » Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:40 am

wildtuinman wrote: and even attempted to chomp on the wors of a worsboom (sausage tree).


Another poisonous one WTM ... :hmz:
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Unread postby Jeanus » Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:36 pm

Wtm if by silver cluster leaf you mean Terminalia sericia watch how many of those leaves you chew it is a rather powerful alternative to imodium. Too much can cause serious constipation.

If you are looking for a good analgesic or pain killer your best choice is probably the sickle bush.

A good remidy for your hangover is a tea from the bark of the huilboerboon (I hope I spelt this correctly dyslexia and a language you only got used to in adulthood do not mix well).

The three together are a good bet after a heavy night on the town where strange concoctions have gone down the throat.
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:45 pm

*W™ frantically dots this information down in a little black note book*

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Thank yooooooooouuuuu!

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Unread postby Jeanus » Mon Jun 09, 2008 1:31 pm

Specialy for your little black book watch the tree quizze - I asked for the name of an afredisiac for men and another for women. the answer should add some spice to the little black book
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