THEN: AWAPUHI

h4ufme (Singapore) - - Feature -

A type of Hawai­ian ginger, Awapuhi is an all-pur­pose plant used to cure ev­ery­thing from toothaches to par­a­sites. Ma­ture flow­ers pro­duce a juice sim­i­lar to aloe vera gel, which Hawai­ian women tra­di­tion­ally squeezed out and used to add soft­ness and shine to their hair. The hy­drat­ing juice is touted to have ben­e­fits sim­i­lar to a ker­atin treat­ment. Where: An­cient Hawaii

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