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Māori healing remedies = Rongoā Māori / Murdoch Riley ; photos by Phil Bendle.

By: Riley, Murdoch.
Contributor(s): Bendle, Phil [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Paraparaumu, New Zealand : Viking Sevenseas NZ, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 80 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780854671427; 0854671420.Other title: Rongoā Māori [Parallel title].Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) -- Medicine | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Ethnobotany | Medicinal plants -- New Zealand -- Identification | Plants, Useful -- New Zealand | Medicinal plants -- New Zealand | Materia medica, Vegetable -- New Zealand | Ethnobotany -- New Zealand | Traditional medicine -- New Zealand | Rongoā | Te Wao nui a Tāne | Hauora tinanaDDC classification: 581.6340993 Ril
Contents:
Arthritis -- Asthma -- Bad breath -- Boils and abscesses -- Bronchitis and catarrh -- Bruises -- Burns and scalds -- Chilblains -- Colds and coughs -- Contstipation -- Cramp -- Diarrhoea -- Headaches -- Infleunza -- Insect bites -- Itch relief -- Kidney, gallstones and bladder problems -- Lactation -- Menstruation -- Oral thrush in babies -- Painkillers -- Rheumatism -- Ringworm -- Skin complaints -- Sore eyes -- Sore throat -- Sprains and fractures -- Toothache -- Warts -- Weight reduction -- Worms -- Wounds.
Summary: "A useful book of time-tested Māori herbal therapies. By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia associated, the book becomes a useful compendium of proven therapies, whether for arthritis, headaches, insect bites, rheumatism, skin complaints, sore throats, sprains, wounds etc. Headings for over 30 ailments. The book has beautiful photography by Phil Bendle that identifies many of the indigenous plants used by the Māori."-- Publisher description.
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A useful book of timetested Maori herbal therapies. By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia associated, the book becomes a useful compendium of proven therapies, whether for arthritis, headaches, insect bites, rheumatism, skin complaints, sore throats, sprains, wounds etc. Headings for over 30 ailments. The book has beautiful photography by Phil Bendle that identifies many of the indigenous plants used by the Maori.

Includes bibliographical references.

Arthritis -- Asthma -- Bad breath -- Boils and abscesses -- Bronchitis and catarrh -- Bruises -- Burns and scalds -- Chilblains -- Colds and coughs -- Contstipation -- Cramp -- Diarrhoea -- Headaches -- Infleunza -- Insect bites -- Itch relief -- Kidney, gallstones and bladder problems -- Lactation -- Menstruation -- Oral thrush in babies -- Painkillers -- Rheumatism -- Ringworm -- Skin complaints -- Sore eyes -- Sore throat -- Sprains and fractures -- Toothache -- Warts -- Weight reduction -- Worms -- Wounds.

"A useful book of time-tested Māori herbal therapies. By quoting the words of many skilled practitioners of the art of herbal medicine, and by describing some of the spiritual practices and karakia associated, the book becomes a useful compendium of proven therapies, whether for arthritis, headaches, insect bites, rheumatism, skin complaints, sore throats, sprains, wounds etc. Headings for over 30 ailments. The book has beautiful photography by Phil Bendle that identifies many of the indigenous plants used by the Māori."-- Publisher description.