Ericaceae Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Bart.


Malecite - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 251

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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: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Infusion of plants and juniper roots used for consumption.

RECRD: 44115 id: 9622