Caricaceae Carica papaya L.


Hawaiian - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 43

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Scientific name: Carica papaya L.
USDA symbol: CAPA23 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Papaya
Family: Caricaceae
Family (APG): Caricaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Milk and other plants mixed and applied to deep cuts.

RECRD: 8171 id: 8134