Apocynaceae Alyxia oliviformis Gaud.


Hawaiian - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 69

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Scientific name: Alyxia oliviformis Gaud.
USDA symbol: ALOL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Maile
Family: Apocynaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion of pounded plant and other plants used in a sweatbath for yellow blotches on the skin.

RECRD: 8284 id: 2691