Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita maxima Duchesne

Winter Squash

Hawaiian - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 28

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Scientific name: Cucurbita maxima Duchesne
USDA symbol: CUMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Winter Squash
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Fruits and shoots or buds with other plants pounded, mixed with water and used for fallen wombs.

RECRD: 8099 id: 11640