Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens L.

Eastern Teaberry

Chippewa - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 138

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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: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Decoction of plants taken as spring and fall tonic to keep blood in good order.

RECRD: 86448 id: 15589