Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens L.

Eastern Teaberry

Delaware - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 33

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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: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Plants used with poke root, mullein leaves, wild cherry and black cohosh barks as a tonic.

RECRD: 42699 id: 15597