Malvaceae Hibiscus tiliaceus L.

Sea Hibiscus

Hawaiian - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 39

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Scientific name: Hibiscus tiliaceus L.
USDA symbol: HITI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sea Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Slimy substance from inner bark and water taken before or between the pain accompanying childbirth.

RECRD: 8148 id: 17163