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.
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.
Horopito (Pseudowintera colorata), also known as the New Zealand pepper tree, is a traditional Maori treatment for fungal infections.
My favourite clinical pearl came from Moana Hutana who described her successful use of antimicrobial Horopito (Pseudowintera spp.