Araceae Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott

Coco Yam

Hawaiian - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 47

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Scientific name: Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
USDA symbol: COES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Coco Yam
Family: Araceae
Family (APG): Araceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Flesh and other plants pounded, squeezed and resulting liquid taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 8192 id: 10474