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Herb Information
Name: Wintergreen
Biological Name: Gaultheria procumbens
Other Names: Wintergreen, Canada tea, partridge berry, checkerberry, boxberry, wax cluster, spice berry, mountain tea, deerberry, spicy wintergreen, aromatic wintergreen, chink, ground berry, grouse berry, red pollom, redberry tea, hillberry, ivory plum
Parts Used: Leaves
Remedies For

Stimulant, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, aromatic.

An old fashioned remedy. Taken in small, frequent doses, it will stimulate stomach, heart and respiration. Useful in chronic inflammatory rheumatism, rheumatic fever, sciatica, diabetes, all bladder troubles, scrofula, and skin diseases. Used for colic and gas in the bowels and for dropsy, gonorrhea, stomach trouble, and obstruction in the bowels The oil of wintergreen is used externally and internally. Useful for liniments.

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