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Common Name: Woodland Pinedrops
Pterospora andromeda is a
It has edible and medicinal uses.
Stems - raw or cooked[
]. They can be roasted or baked under the fire 'like mushrooms'[
The stems and berries are astringent, disinfectant and haemostatic[
]. A cold infusion of the ground stems and berries has been used in the treatment of lung haemorrhages and nose bleeds[
An infusion of the roots has been used in the treatment of gonorrhoea[