A number of plants were used for medicinal purposes, among them the kumarahou, or golden tainui, a shrub that grows in the northern part of the country. The leaves were boiled, and the liquid was used for skin complaints. It was also taken internally, though it is not known whether medicines were employed in this way before the nineteenth century.

A number of plants were used for medicinal purposes, among them the kumarahou, or golden tainui, a shrub that grows in the northern part of the country. The leaves were boiled, and the liquid was used for skin complaints. It was also taken internally, though it is not known whether medicines were employed in this way before the nineteenth century.

Natural healer - Kawakawa | New Zealand Women’s Weekly

Natural healer - Kawakawa | New Zealand Women’s Weekly

I have finally made some kawakawa ointment.  With an enormous amount of kawakawa plants growing on our property, and knowing of the heali...

I have finally made some kawakawa ointment. With an enormous amount of kawakawa plants growing on our property, and knowing of the heali...

KOHEKOHE ELIXIR OF WEIGHT LOSS AND HORMONE BALANCE - We Love Rongoa

KOHEKOHE ELIXIR OF WEIGHT LOSS AND HORMONE BALANCE - We Love Rongoa

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