Ericaceae Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Bart.


Montana Indian - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 9

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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: Montana Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of the herb or root used as a febrifuge for fevers.

RECRD: 10057 id: 9639