KAWAKAWA : Macropiper excelsum

KAWAKAWA : Macropiper excelsum

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 Dried botanicals for your everyday life. Organic and therapeutic quality, always.


Kawakawa is a native heart-shaped herb that has been long used in rongoā (traditional Maori herbal medicine) for its versatility and ability to support many ailments.

It has numerous traditional uses - both internally and externally. Due to its carminative and spasmolytic actions, it is said to be a great tonic for the digestive system. 

Like other plants in the pepper family, it supports healthy circulation and is also known to have warming and blood purifying properties. ⠀⠀⠀⠀


Actions :

Diuretic / Anti-inflammatory / Analgesic / Antimicrobial / Astringent / Carminative / Spasmolytic / Anti-dyspeptic / Depurative / Diaphoretic / Circulatory stimulant

Packaging :

All botanicals come in fully compostable, resealable packaging. 


Please note that due to the nature of dried herbs being pure plant matter, the appearance may vary slightly between batches. Rest assured that the quality and organic certification will always remain the same. 


For larger order quantities please contact hannah@forageandbloom.co.nz 


References ;

Materia Medica of Western Herbs by Carole Fisher

Herbs and Natural Supplements; An evidence-based guide 3rd edition by Lesley Braun and Marc Cohen

A Clinical Guide to Blending Liquid Herbs by Kerry Bone

The Constituents of Medicinal Plants by Andrew Pengelly