25. Jun, 2022

Rongoa (Traditional Maori Medicine

I was very fortunate this morning to take part in a workshop using kawakawa leaves. This is a traditional Maori remedy (rongoa) that enhances both mental and physical natural requirements. Here is my partner with the heated kawakawa leaves on her face. It is a very strong medicine and there are tests to do before you get to this stage to make sure the "patient" is not allergic to the leaves. A poultice is then applied to keep the warmth in for 10 minutes. It felt amazing when the time was up and the leaves removed