Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens L.

Eastern Teaberry

Mohegan - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 121

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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 taken for kidney trouble.

RECRD: 86461 id: 15612