Zingiberaceae Curcuma longa L.

Common Turmeric

Hawaiian - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 33

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Scientific name: Curcuma longa L.
USDA symbol: CULO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Turmeric
Family: Zingiberaceae
Family (APG): Zingiberaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Bark and other plants pounded, squeezed and the resulting liquid used to gargle.

RECRD: 8123 id: 11786