Arecaceae Cocos nucifera L.

Coconut Palm

Hawaiian - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 73

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Scientific name: Cocos nucifera L.
USDA symbol: CONU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Coconut Palm
Family: Arecaceae
Family (APG): Arecaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Fruit shells burned and the smoke used for swollen wombs.

RECRD: 8313 id: 10426