Standardized: partridge berry
Mitchella repens L.
Plant Family: Rubiaceae
Partridgeberry is an evergreen herb that grows in the woodlands of North America. It is best gathered in the early spring through the early summer.
Tannin, bitter principle, saponins, mucilage, unspecified alkaloids, glycosides, resin
Whole plant including leaf and stems (excluding roots)
Berry tea and infusions have been used by Native American women for centuries. The uses are mostly traditional, and recommended by practitioners of holistic medicine. There's no supporting research, but the anecdotal evidence is strong.
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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