Urticaceae Touchardia latifolia Gaud.


Hawaiian - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 71

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Scientific name: Touchardia latifolia Gaud.
USDA symbol: TOLA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Olona
Family: Urticaceae
Family (APG): Urticaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Slimy substance, water, plant milk and watermelon juice mixed, strained and taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 8303 id: 40416