Ericaceae Gaultheria procumbens L.

Eastern Teaberry

Ojibwa - Drug, Antirheumatic (Internal)

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 400

View all documented uses for Gaultheria procumbens L.

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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (Internal)
Notes: Young, tender leaves used as a beverage tea and rheumatic medicine.

RECRD: 445 id: 15614