Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: Warning
Toxic to pets if ingested.
Origins: Southeast Asia, Western Pacific Ocean islands
Fun Facts: Boil the leaves a...
Boil the leaves and use in a tea to reduce muscle tension and chest congestion for colds and flu.
Chefs use the leaves as a wrap to grill or steam fish or used for molds to prepare puddings.
In the Hawaiian culture, the leaves are used to make leis and hula skirts for traditional dancing and celebrations.