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Kawakawa - Everything You Need To Know About This Amazing Native Plant

Kawakawa (macropiper excelsum) is a herbaceous shrub with knobbly joints and branching stems native to New Zealand. It has large heart shaped leaves that are a dark green, and sometimes slightly glossy. There are a couple of offshore island spe...
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How Are Medicinal Properties From Plants Extracted?

For thousands of years plants were the primary source of medicine, with widespread knowledge of the healing properties of specific plants recorded in ancient civilisations. Until the mid 1800’s the medicinal properties of plants were the main hea...
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What causes Eczema?

We see a lot of people with the skin condition eczema. Some people eventually get used to it and forget how clear their natural skin used to look.What is eczema?Eczema is a condition where patches of skin become red, itchy, inflamed, cracked and r...
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How To Make Kawakawa Oil

Kawakawa oil is a great oil with a lot of benefits, such as healing skin conditions, making digestive process run naturally, and sealing up wounds. Kawakawa oil is found naturally in the leaves of the Kawakawa tree, which is a dark green native sh...
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The Benefits Of Kawakawa For Eczema

Kawakawa has been used in rongoā Māori (traditional healing system) for centuries. Kawakawa leaves contain a component called myristicin which helps trigger the release of nitric oxcide from cells. The release of nitric oxcide is the bodys’ ant...
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The Adaptogens & Plant Chemicals In The Kawakawa Plant

Kawakawa is a super ubiquitous NZ native found not only in rural areas but also throughout metropolitan parts.Kawakawa has green leaves and its stems have knobbly joints, with distinctive leaves shaped like hearts. Their leaves are generally cover...
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