Malvaceae Hibiscus sp.


Hawaiian - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 40

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Scientific name: Hibiscus sp.
Common names: Kokio
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Flower bases chewed by the mother and given to infants as a laxative.

RECRD: 8151 id: 17158