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Pipsissewa

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What other names is Pipsissewa known by?

Bitter Winter, Bitter Wintergreen, Chimaphila, Chimaphila corymbosa, Chimaphila umbellata, Chimaphile à Ombelles, Ground Holly, Herbe d'Hiver, Herbe à Peigne, Holly, King's Cure, King's Cureall, Love in Winter, Prince's Pine, Pyrole en Ombelle, Rheumatism Weed, Spotted Wintergreen, Umbellate Wintergreen.

What is Pipsissewa?

Pipsissewa is an herb. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs), kidney stones, spasms, fluid retention, seizures, anxiety, cancer, ulcerous sores, and blisters.

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