Lauraceae Cassytha filiformis L.

Devil's Gut

Hawaiian - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 46

View all documented uses for Cassytha filiformis L.

Scientific name: Cassytha filiformis L.
USDA symbol: CAFI4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devil's Gut
Family: Lauraceae
Family (APG): Lauraceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Plant pounded, water added and taken by women to remove blood from the womb while giving birth.

RECRD: 8183 id: 8406