Harakeke print on card.
Harakeke print on card.

Harakeke

$25.00

Print Size: 210mm x 297mm

Material: Card

New Zealand Flax, known by the Māori names Harakeke. Flax bushes will often support a large community of animals, providing shelter and an abundant food resource.

Although the Māori made textiles from a number of other plants, the use of harakeke and wharariki was predominant.

For centuries, Māori have used Harakeke for medicinal purposes, as a mild anaesthetic, poultice for boils, tumours, as well as to varicose ulcers. It also use as disinfectant and abscesses, relieve constipation, expel worms. The gum-like sap produced by Harakeke contains enzymes that give it blood clotting and antiseptic qualities to help healing processes.

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Dimensions 21 x 29.7 cm