The Kawakawa tree is a teeny little thing that grows in New Zealand. The leaves of this tree are thought to relieve everything from bruises to toothaches to bladder problems, and can be pounded into an infusion for tea.
If you're in for trying out one of the most exotic and healing teas in the world, check out this video to learn how to prepare Kawakawa tea along with Manuka honey.
In this segment from Organic Living TV with the Hippy Gourmet we are at Lake Tarawera in the Rotorua area of the north island of New Zealand! We meet up with chef Charles Royal who helps us gather wild KawaKawa leaves to brew some very special and healing tea! Charles Royal is a famous New Zealand television cooking show host and Maori cultural and culinary tour guide.