pipsissewa


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pipsissewa (pip·siˑ·s·w),

n Latin name:
Chimaphila umbellata; part used: dried herb; uses: astringent, antispasmodic, anxiolytic, seizures, kidney stones, skin ulcerations, diabetes, urinary infections; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, ulcers (peptic and duodenal), Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diabetes mellitus, GERD, iron deficiency. Also called
ground holly, prince's pine, spotted wintergreen, or
wintergreen.
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Diuretic Peppermint (Mentha piperita) Stimulate digestion * Pipsissewa (Chimaphila umbellata) Treat urinary tract infections Plantain (Plantago lanceolata or Heal wounds P.
Wants: Non-hybrid only: broom corn, hops, broccoli, alfalfa, chicory, wild rose, dandelion, mullein, tobacco, yerba santa, pennyroyal, pipsissewa, peas, beets, pumpkins, okra, Brussels sprouts, tepary beans.