Cyperaceae Cyperus laevigatus L.

Smooth Flatsedge

Hawaiian - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 9

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Scientific name: Cyperus laevigatus L.
USDA symbol: CYLA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smooth Flatsedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Stalks crushed into fine particles, mixed with water and clay and taken for penis burning disease.

RECRD: 7984 id: 11885