Ericaceae Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Bart.


Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 29, 74

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Scientific name: Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Bart.
USDA symbol: CHUMC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pipsissewa
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Compound containing plant taken for 'scrofula.'

RECRD: 83887 id: 9615