plant medicine

Document explains the various uses of the tutu-plant, namely using it as a detergent and as medication.
Document explains the various uses of the tutu-plant, namely using it as a detergent and as medication.
Document describes and shows preparation of the medicinal uses of ginger. It particularily describes the effects for women after child-birth and when menstruating.
Document describes and shows preparation of the medicinal uses of ginger. It particularily describes the effects for women after child-birth and when menstruating.
Short comment on how to use plant medicine and their social restrictions. Consultant talks about her mother's work as a "healer" in Marquesan society.
Short comment on how to use plant medicine and their social restrictions. Consultant talks about her mother's work as a "healer" in Marquesan society.
Document on preparation of medication which cleans the interior of the body; the taking of the medicine involves complex eating taboos and a purification with cooked coconut milk (tiheke_epa-Ti) which causes diarrhoea and finally purifies the body (also from some of the toxic plants used for this medication).
Document on preparation of medication which cleans the interior of the body; the taking of the medicine involves complex eating taboos and a purification with cooked coconut milk (tiheke_epa-Ti) which causes diarrhoea and finally purifies the body (also from some of the toxic plants used for this medication).
Document on how to prepare a massaging oil against muscle aches and pains caused by fever. The document also shows the massaging techniques.
Document on how to prepare a massaging oil against muscle aches and pains caused by fever. The document also shows the massaging techniques.
Document shows the preparation of a plant for women after child-birth which heals wounds and relieves from pains in the vaginal area. The consultant talks in detail about how to prepare and apply the plant.
Document shows the preparation of a plant for women after child-birth which heals wounds and relieves from pains in the vaginal area. The consultant talks in detail about how to prepare and apply the plant.
Document about medication against infected mouth area of infants.
Document about medication against infected mouth area of infants.
Document on preparation of plant medicine for cleaning kidneys.
Document on preparation of plant medicine for cleaning kidneys.
Short document on which woods etc. are taken for making a kneading-trough to use for the preparation of plant medicine.
Short document on which woods etc. are taken for making a kneading-trough to use for the preparation of plant medicine.
Document on the treatment of the vagina of baby girl just after birth. The document gives detailed accounts of how, when and which plant to use for this treatment.
Document on the treatment of the vagina of baby girl just after birth. The document gives detailed accounts of how, when and which plant to use for this treatment.
Document showing the preparation of plant medicine (massaging oil) healing ear infections and feverous pains of children around the head area. Document also showing the way of massaging the oil.
Document showing the preparation of plant medicine (massaging oil) healing ear infections and feverous pains of children around the head area. Document also showing the way of massaging the oil.
Document on the treatment of baby girls' vagina after birth. It is told how, when and how often to the medication has to be taken. This medication is a better alternative to the medication with the 'koiie 'ehi'-plant ("very young coconut") (see 'link').
Document on how prepare certain plants for the treatment of the skin. It is also explained in detail how to apply it on the skin.
Document on how prepare certain plants for the treatment of the skin. It is also explained in detail how to apply it on the skin.
Document on how to use plants for skin treatment; with these plants unpleasant body smells are removed for a long time (kind of deodorising). The document further explains with the basis of the same plant combination how to make a paste to protect the skin against sunburns.
Document on how to use plants for skin treatment; with these plants unpleasant body smells are removed for a long time (kind of deodorising). The document further explains with the basis of the same plant combination how to make a paste to protect the skin against sunburns.
Document on how to prepare a plant to use for skin treatment (not for healing of skin diseases). It has the same effects (smoothing of the skin) as the paku with the koku'u-plant.
Document on the preparation of medication to make the placenta come out after child-birth. The consultant gives detailed accounts of when to drink this medication after child-birth. She also talks about other usages of the medicine for different illnesses.
Document on the preparation of medication to make the placenta come out after child-birth. The consultant gives detailed accounts of when to drink this medication after child-birth. She also talks about other usages of the medicine for different illnesses.
Document showing the preparation of plants which helps calming heat pimples, spots and rashes of infants and young children.
Document showing the preparation of plants which helps calming heat pimples, spots and rashes of infants and young children.
Document on the preparation of the ' tiheke' (cooked coconut oil for body purification) for the epa-medicine (see above). The taking of this oil is a necessary complement for the treatment with the epa-medicine
Document on preparation of medicine against children's coughs. Consultant also talks about alternative plants to be taken as well as the dosage of one toxic plant (papamoko) corresponding to the ages of the children.
Document on preparation of medicine against children's coughs. Consultant also talks about alternative plants to be taken as well as the dosage of one toxic plant (papamoko) corresponding to the ages of the children.
Document showing the preparation of plants which help against swelling of feet and rheumatic diseases.
Document showing the preparation of plants which help against swelling of feet and rheumatic diseases.

Citation

Gaby Cablitz, Tehoatahiiani Bruneau, and Gabriele Cablitz (2003). Item "plant medicine" in collection "Marquesan team". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/00-0000-0000-0001-3C20-7. (Accessed 2024-07-21)

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