Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens L.

Eastern Teaberry

Mohegan - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 74, 130

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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: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken as a kidney medicine.

RECRD: 86460 id: 15611