Story: Rongoā – medicinal use of plants

Medicinal properties of kōkōmuka (koromiko)

Hōhepa Kereopa, a tohunga from the Ngāi Tūhoe tribe, explains how kōkōmuka (koromiko) is useful for curing constipation. Eating the young leaves will bring about more regular bowel movements.

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Rhys Jones, 'Rongoā – medicinal use of plants - Common medicinal plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Rhys Jones, published 24 Sep 2007