creeping snowberry, moxieplum (Eng.) petit thé (Fr.) wabos'obûgons' (Ojibwa)
Tea used as a tonic [Algonquin 69]. Used on cuts, burns, against tapeworms and to treat venereal diseases [Ojibwa 19]. Boiled and taken for congested chest [Cree 80]. Herbal water taken for fever and high blood pressure. Boiled and given to babies as a soother during teething [Cree 93].