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Kawa Kawa, Macropiper excelsum
Parts used: Leaves.
Constituents: Essential oil.
Actions: Tonic, Alterative, Diuretic, Antiseptic, Expectorant, Vasodilator.
Indications:
A blood purifier and tonic its bitter properties help urinary complaints and digestive disorders, especially constipation and candidiasis. Also useful for complaints of the kidneys and skin, especially boils.
Stimulates the salivary glands and helps toothache and rheumatism, arthritis.
Herbal extract: 20-60mL per week.
Energetics: dry Warm.
Contraindications: None.