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Melicytus micranthus. Manakura.

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Used for scent (Best 1942).

Use as cosmetic for scenting shark oil described in Matthews 1911.

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Used in recipe with kohekohe bark (Dysoxylum spectabile), puawānanga vine (Clematis paniculata), korare stalk (Phormium tenax), kahikātoa leaves (Leptospermum scoparium). Taken 3x a day before meals for female haemorrhage, bleeding piles, general blood disorders, kidney troubles, and skin eruptions (Anon; on Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Botany Division files, Christchurch, 22/15 of 8/1/59).

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28 May 2007
15 June 2010
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