Ericaceae Gaultheria shallon Pursh


Samish - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 43

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Scientific name: Gaultheria shallon Pursh
USDA symbol: GASH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Salal
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Samish
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken for tuberculosis.

RECRD: 86473 id: 15685