Herb latin name: Gaultheria myrsinoides
Synonyms: Pernettya prostrata
Family: Ericaceae (Heath Family)
Description of the plant:
Medicinal use of Gaultheria myrsinoides:None known
Known hazards of Gaultheria myrsinoides:One report says that the fruit is poisonous. This is somewhat surprising in what is normally seen as a toxin-free genus.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.