This common beach shrub is native to Hawaii and usually can be found along any sandy beach shore here in Hawaii as it helps prevent coastal erosion. There are two species of Naupaka native to Hawaii the beach naupaka and the mountain naupaka. They have lettece like leaves and tiny half circle white flowers used for making leis. Besides saving the beaches this native hawaiian plant also helps bring the calm and relaxing feeling of it's beach environment to it's medicinal properties. The leaves of the plant are calming to the nervous system easing stress and anxiety. It aids in relaxing the skeletal muscle associated with muscle pain and soreness. It has also been commonly used externally for joint pain, wound healing, and for reef rash from a long day of surfing.
* Calming to nervous system
* Eases stress and anxiety
* Relaxing to skeletal muscle
* Antimicrobrial and antiviral
* Has been used for headaches
* External vulnerary
* Reef rash and wound healing
* Heart tonic
Naupaka Herbal Extract - 1 oz
One dropperful (10-30 drops) in 2 ounces of water or juice twice daily or as needed.
Considerations for Use:
Before taking any supplements you should consult with your naturopathic doctor or physician prior to taking if you are on any prescription drugs, are pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Not recommended during pregnancy or in cases of abnormally low blood pressure.
Tinctures are a single herbal extraction or a blend of herbal extractions that provide a potent and convenient way to consume herbal medicine. Our tinctures use a local sugarcane alcohol to extract the medicinal properties of the herbs out, so we can create are wonderful herbal blends. We use local Hawaiian or mainland organically sourced herbs to use in our plant medicine. Each herbal remedy is carefully crafted in Oahu using traditional harvesting practices of sacred plant medicine and wise woman traditions. Honoring and respecting the land, herbs, and plant spirits that provide this abundance for us and guiding us in formulating our herbal medicines. Each medicine is hand-crafted and made with love, healing energy, as well as crystal, and moon energies to provide the best possible healing for the mind, body, and spirit!
Naupaka Leaf (Scaevola taccada)
Sugar Cane Alcohol (alcohol content 80 proof)