Ericaceae Chimaphila umbellata (L.) W. Bart.


Nanticoke - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 56

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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: Nanticoke
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Infusion of plant taken for ague.

RECRD: 83923 id: 9642