Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens L.

Eastern Teaberry

Algonquin, Quebec - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 216

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Scientific name: Gaultheria procumbens L.
USDA symbol: GAPR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Teaberry
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of plant used for headaches and general discomforts.

RECRD: 11136 id: 15571