horopito


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horopito

(ˈhɔːrɔːpiːtɔː)
n
(Plants) a bushy New Zealand shrub, Pseudowintera colorata, with red aromatic peppery leaves. It possesses antifungal and antibacterial properties. Also called: New Zealand pepper tree
[Māori]
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Common Names: Horopito, New Zealand pepper tree, pepperwood, red horopito; ramarama; Maori painkiller
Horopito is a New Zealand endemic genus of evergreen shrubs and small trees comprising four species: Pseudowintera axillaris, P.
2) Horopito leaves have a sharp and distinctive strong peppery taste, hence the common name New Zealand pepper tree.
A main biologically active constituent of Horopito characterised to date, is the bicyclic sesquiterpene dialdehyde, polygodial, found in P colorata.
The indigenous Maori population and early European settlers to New Zealand used Horopito both internally and topically for a range of medicinal purposes.
Forest Herbs Research Ltd: FHRL manages the world's only farm, situated in pristine NZ rainforest, producing certified organic Active Horopito, (Pseudowintera colorata), an antifungal and antiyeast herb that is unique to New Zealand.
went to them on the basis of our success with the New Zealand herb Horopito, which we've developed into the international anti-yeast line Kolorex.
On the NPD front it is set to launch a Horopito Pepper variant in Tesco.
My favourite clinical pearl came from Moana Hutana who described her successful use of antimicrobial Horopito (Pseudowintera spp.
Kolorex(R) products are involved with the control of Candida and use the unique properties of the native New Zealand herb, Horopito.
It, too, has been busy with NPD and is set to launch a Horopito Pepper variant in Tesco.
95), which comes in two flavors: natural and New Zealand Horopito pepper infused.