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Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton

This result should not be considered complete or definitive and is for reference only. Care must be taken when using any wild plant for food, fiber, medicine or any other non-traditional uses. The information was complied using multiple sources and these references should be consulted for more complete descriptions of usage(s) and potential health risk. We are not responsible for any ill effects from the information included on this page.

Uses Part Preparation Effect Notes
Jams/jellies  Fruit Sold to Conductors
Fruit Juice
Fruit Tea
Fruit Raw, dried with deer tallow, mixed, frozen, sauce, syrup Native Americans and explorer's added berries to pemmican, a lean dried meat, suet, and fruit mixture.
Fruit
Dye  Fruit Procupine quills
Stem tan, rust, gold With leaves; Mordant(s) -alum, chrome, tin
Medicine  Flower Dried on hot stone Head/eyes Inhale for "craziness
Leaf Infusion Blood purifier


         
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