TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL HEALING METHODS

 

TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL HEALING METHODS

Traditional Aboriginal healing methods are as timeless as the culture itself. Over thousands of generations, Aboriginal healers accumulated a wealth of knowledge based on the connection with resources found on their country.

This knowledge was passed down from each generation through appropriate cultural instruction. Because Aboriginal people throughout Australia believed that illness both physical and psychological was caused by spirits and sorcery, great importance was therefore placed on powers of spiritual doctors to cure their ailments regardless of severity.

 Through great wisdom and powers, these spiritual healers were trained and initiated into the tribal secrets and generally, only they could perform the sacred rituals involved in healing. One of those methods was through the power of bush medicines.