Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens L.

Eastern Teaberry

Algonquin, Tete-de-Boule - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Raymond, Marcel., 1945, Notes Ethnobotaniques Sur Les Tete-De-Boule De Manouan, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:113-134, page 129

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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, Tete-de-Boule
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Poultice of whole plant applied to the chest for colds.

RECRD: 50240 id: 15578