Native Plants used as Medicine in Hawaii Author:Beatrice H. Krauss This pamphlet includes a sampling of 28 plant species which Hawaiians have used for medicinal purposes. Some of these plants have grown in Hawaii from ancient times, while others have been brought to the Islands by more recent immigrants. — Each plant described in the booklet includes a detailed line drawing of the plant and an explanation of wha... more »t sicknesses they have been used to treat, how they are prepared, and other pertinent facts related to their use.
Some of the plants are familiar as they are grown in yards and gardens today, while others may only be found growing wild along roadsides and forests.
The author is an ethnobiologist and research affiliate at the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum, University of Hawaii at Manoa.« less