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 Post subject: Re: Augrabies: History
Unread postPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:07 pm 
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Thank you AG I find your posts very interesting, :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Augrabies: History
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Glad you find it interesting Dotty.

Some more uses:
Ebbeboom Euclea pseudobenus
Valsebbehout
Traditional use:
- Wood have been used in the construction work as well as fire-wood.
- Smaller twigs was used as toothbrushes

Doppruim Pappea capensis
Traditional use:
- Seed oil was used to clean rifles and for the make of soap.
- Seed oil and the bark was use in the preparation for leather

Wit karree Rhus searsia
Traditional use:
- Branches was used traditional to make fish traps
- Fruits are edible
- A milk extraction of the leaves was used in the treatment of stomach ailments under children.

Kersbos Ceraria namaquensis
Wolfstoon
Traditional use:
- Bark was use to attached pipes


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 Post subject: Re: Augrabies: History
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Driedoring Rhigozum trichotomum
Traditional use:
- San have cut seremonial sticks from this plant.
- Also been used in the manufacturing of arrows and spears(n'Harra).The spear was used in a game (n'Aroe) where the participants see who can throw the spear the farthist.
- Leaves was used as tobacco.
Medicinal use:
- Decoction of the leaves was used for treating stomach ailments.

Quiver tree Aloe dichotoma
Traditional use:
- Hollow out trees was used as coffins.
- Hollow out tree stems was used as coolers to store in meat.

Witgat Boscia albitrunca
Traditional use:
- Fruits was eaten.
- Roots have been used as a substitute for coffee.
- Roots have been grained and was eaten as a porridge.

Steekgras Aristida adscensionis
Traditional use:

- Was used in the building of houses , as well in the making of brooms.


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 Post subject: Re: Augrabies: History
Unread postPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:43 am 
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Inserted the pics will also try to put the others in.


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