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Tl'íkw'iyelhp (plant)

Tl'íkw'el (berry)


Kinnikinnik/Bearberry/"Indian tobacco"

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

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Food and Medicinal Uses:

Tl'íkw'el are eaten fresh in August.

Leaves were dried and smoked as a tobacco substitute or mixed with tobacco.

Prevents bed-wetting, treats urinary tract infection, and improves kidney functions.

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