Australia's Muslim Cameleers
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Other trades: herbalists

A number of cameleers arriving in Australia possessed skills as herbalists and healers, drawing upon ancient remedies. Some individuals, such as Mahomet Allum, found a ready market for these remedies among the wider public. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries most Australian cities had their ‘Afghan herbalists’. Not all were Muslim.

Biographies

Cameleers who worked as herbalists:

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