Native eastern North America, Mitchella repens is a creeping, evergreen shrub that can be found growing in woodland habitats and along streambanks. Partridgeberry has an extended history of use by Native American tribes for its healthful properties. The red berries of partridge berry are edible and vegetal in flavor. Also called squaw vine, the herb can be decocted as tea, extracted, or prepared as a topical application.
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. 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. Mitchella repens belongs to the Rubiaceae plant family.
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