Botanical Name: Chimaphila umbellata
Forms Available: Dried plant
Pipsissewa or umbellate wintergreen is an herbaceous plant found in the US, Europe, and Asia. This flowering plant is a member of the Ericaceae family. In traditional medicine, pipsissewa was used for several health ailments. It is also highly valued and used in modern medicine to relieve pain and alleviate inflammation. This herb has the potential to eliminate respiratory tract congestion and reduce swelling.