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Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Taking traditional Māori medicine to the masses: Inside the story of Aotea

Taking traditional Māori medicine to the masses: Inside the story of Aotea
- In order protect the family from illnesses, Toki's kuia (grandmother) would have a pot of kumarahou or kawakawa (both native New Zealand plants) tonic always simmering on a woodstove during winter. The tonics became a staple part of the family diet. It was these traditional Māori herbal remedies, ...