Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
Michael J. Balick
August 1, 2019
Daniel Balick, Roberta Lee, Ionis Raza, Angelina Raza, Franc isco Sohl
Village Nanimwimsap. Paipalapona Point.
Shrub to 2m; dbh 4cm; flowers white. N.V. Wei Pwul (Pohnpeia n).
'Leaves: Therapeutic massage. When body aches, put rock in fire, heat it, take 4 leaves and coconut m eat (copra). Put rock with it under coconut cup and rub where it is painful, on body aches and for g eneral therapeutic massage as well. Fruits: Antidiabetic. Squeeze and pound 4 fruits, put in cloth, squeeze in 1 cup of water, drink 1 cup/day for 4 days in a row. Roots, see label.'
bracteoles: Analgesic. Collect 5-10 bracteoles from stem , pound and squeeze juice on stone fish "stings". Stops pain , bracteoles said to heal it.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022
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