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.