NZ Native Herbs Used At Wild Dispensary

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Botanical name: Pseudowintera colorata; P. axillaris
Common names: Peppertree
Parts used: Fruit and leaves

Horopito is HOT. It is supposed to be as it helps to move circulation around the body.


Topically –
-for painful bruises, joint inflammation as it helps to bring the blood flow to the skins surface
- Wounds, cuts, burns as a poultice.
- Fun gal infections such as candida albicans, ringworm
- Toothache
- Insect repellent

Internally – diarrhoea
- Stomach-ache and cramps
- Circulation booster (chilblains etc)
- Respiratory conditions (stimulating expectorant – helps you cough ‘things’ up.

Wild Dispensary product that Horopito used: Anti-Flam Tonic and Firecider

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Botanical name: Macropiper excelsum

Common Name: Kawakawa

Parts used: Leaves (as well as bark and fruit) 

An important healing herb used by Māori and still widely used today.

Main uses: to support inflammation, support immunity and was used traditionally as a tonic herb with stimulating properties.  A tonic herb basically means plants that help support a healthy body – or help to support recovery from unwellness/fatigue. 

Used topically: to support inflammation and to heal cuts, boils, bruises and skin conditions.

Kawakawa is a shade loving shrub. The leaves are often covered with insect holes caused by the kawakawa looper moth caterpillar (Cleora scriptaria).

 Wild Dispensary product that Kawakawa used: Daily Boost TonicVira Defence ElixirChest TonicFirecider and Golden Skin Oil

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