Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens (Ericacae)

Other Names: partridge berry, tea berry, chequerberry
Traditional Uses:mouthwash, sore throat, muscular aches and pains
Magical Uses:
Description: Evergreen shrub that produces leaves on
the ends of branches. Drooping white flowers also
grow towards the end of branches followed by small
round red berries.

Uses: Use leaves fresh or dried in the sun. Leaves
made into an infusion to be used as a gargle, as they
are pain reducing. Can also be given as a tea to
treat minor pain.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?

Written by Melanie Hooten

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