Patete, rangiora, harakeke, manuka, paretao, kawakawa and other rongoa have been placed into my umu marumaru later placing my kai on top ready to steam

Patete, rangiora, harakeke, manuka, paretao, kawakawa and other rongoa have been placed into my umu marumaru later placing my kai on top ready to steam

Koromiko    Tender leaves were bruised and applied as a poultice for ulcers and veneral disease.  Wet branches were thrown on a fire with whau and karamū, to make a steam bath treatment for broken bones.

Koromiko Tender leaves were bruised and applied as a poultice for ulcers and veneral disease. Wet branches were thrown on a fire with whau and karamū, to make a steam bath treatment for broken bones.

Rātā    The bark of the rātā tree was soaked in water, which was then applied as a lotion.  A poultice of bark was put on sores, wounds and abscesses.  The inner bark was steeped in water and drunk for diarrhoea and dysentery.  Rātā nectar, collected by tapping the flowers against the inside of a calabash, was taken to cure a sore throat.

Rātā The bark of the rātā tree was soaked in water, which was then applied as a lotion. A poultice of bark was put on sores, wounds and abscesses. The inner bark was steeped in water and drunk for diarrhoea and dysentery. Rātā nectar, collected by tapping the flowers against the inside of a calabash, was taken to cure a sore throat.

Kowhai flower of NZ, is a sure sign of spring, attracts tuis especially.

Kowhai flower of NZ, is a sure sign of spring, attracts tuis especially.

How Kiwi is this - a gorgeous blue winged tui perching on a red-flowering flax tree branch.

How Kiwi is this - a gorgeous blue winged tui perching on a red-flowering flax tree branch.

Kōwhai    The bark of the kōwhai tree was heated in a calabash with hot stones, and made into a poultice for wounds or to rub on a sore back.  A person bitten in the face by a seal had wai kōwhai (kōwhai juice) applied to their wounds, and was well within days.

Kōwhai The bark of the kōwhai tree was heated in a calabash with hot stones, and made into a poultice for wounds or to rub on a sore back. A person bitten in the face by a seal had wai kōwhai (kōwhai juice) applied to their wounds, and was well within days.

Koromiko    Tender leaves were bruised and applied as a poultice for ulcers and veneral disease.  Wet branches were thrown on a fire with whau and karamū, to make a steam bath treatment for broken bones.

Koromiko Tender leaves were bruised and applied as a poultice for ulcers and veneral disease. Wet branches were thrown on a fire with whau and karamū, to make a steam bath treatment for broken bones.

A Medicine For More Than 50 Diseases: The Tea That Kills Parasites And Cleans The Body of Toxins

A Medicine For More Than 50 Diseases: The Tea That Kills Parasites And Cleans The Body of Toxins

Learn the 55 best herbal remedies and treatments. Research has finally caught up we now have proof that herbs are viable treatments for many ailments.

Learn the 55 best herbal remedies and treatments. Research has finally caught up we now have proof that herbs are viable treatments for many ailments.

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