Ericaceae Moneses uniflora (L.) Gray

Single Delight

Montagnais - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 314

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Scientific name: Moneses uniflora (L.) Gray
USDA symbol: MOUN2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Single Delight
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a medicine for paralysis.

RECRD: 90000 id: 23402