Malvaceae Hibiscus tiliaceus L.

Sea Hibiscus

Hawaiian - Drug, Pediatric 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: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Slimy substance from bark or the flower bases used as a laxative for adults and children.

RECRD: 8146 id: 17165