Looking like a normal grass growth, it gains a height of less than a metre. It prefers higher ground and in particular around rocky outcrops as per the above photograph. It appears throughout the year and was used as a bush medicine for head colds scabies and sores.
The tips of the grass stems have a fluffy taste and the grass itself has a strong lemon aroma particularly when crushed.The grass is cut at ground level and the first 5 cm are compounded and mixed with water to form a broth, which is either inhaled or rubbed on the . . .