Native Books (Nā Mea Hawaiʻi)

Hawaiian Healing Herbs a book of recipes

Kalua Kaiahua & Martha H. Noyes
Short Stack
Softcover, 29 pp.

This handy publication is mainly about 18 medicinal plants and a special clay, ʻalae, for treatment of common ailments. Such knowledge and associated skills developed and were transmitted in earlier times within island ʻohana, families, whose survival depended upon the resources of their natural world.