Nat. ord., Cinchonceae.

Partridge Berry. Checker Berry.

This must not be confounded, on account of its common name, with the Gaultheria Procumbens. It is a small evergreen, trailing plant, with fragrant flowers and a berry-like, edible fruit of a scarlet colour, and almost tasteless, which lasts through the winter, and is indigenous to the United States.

A proving is given in Hale's New Remedies.

Parts employed. - The leaves.

Preparation. - Tincture.