Ericaceae Pyrola sp.


Blackfoot - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 68

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Scientific name: Pyrola sp.
Common names: Wintergreen
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 3701 id: 31805