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KAWA KAWA

KAWA KAWA, Macropiper excelsum
Parts used: Leaves
Constituents: Essential oil
 
Actions Indications
Tonic A blood purifier and tonic, its bitter properties help urinary complaints and digestive disorders, especially constipation and candidiasis.
At Oku NZ Native Herbs you can buy this wonderful herb as Kawakawa Tea.
Alterative Also useful for complaints of the kidneys and skin, especially boils.
Diuretic  
Antiseptic Stimulates the salivary glands and helps toothache and rheumatism, arthritis
Expectorant  
Vasodilator  
 
Herbal extract, 20-60mL per week
Energetics: Warming, dry
Contraindications: None
 
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