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Haloragis erecta. Toatoa.

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Infusion of leaves or expressed juice used for all scrofulous diseases (Taylor 1870).

The related plant Gunnera perpensa has been used in Africa for psoriasis (Watt and Breyer-Brandwijk, in Brooker, Cambie and Cooper 1987)

See also Riley 1994 for information on medicinal uses of related plants elsewhere in the world.

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Contains tannin (Smith 1879)

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28 May 2007
13 September 2022
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