Beefwood gum is supposed to strengthen children.
"The Euahlayi Tribe" by K. Langloh Parker
We could, by their tracks, see where they had herded together in fear under a beefwood tree not one hundred yards from us.
"Spinifex and Sand" by David W Carnegie
His Snakewood, backed, and Beefwood, backed, are =better= than the same of English make.
"Harper's Young People, December 30, 1879" by Various