Mitchella repens / Partridge Berry Herb Tincture
£14.50 – £50.00
Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Partridge Berry Herb to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 75% water and 25% sugar beet derived ethanol.
Mitchella repens, commonly known as partridge berry, or squaw vine, is the best known plant in the genus Mitchella. It is a creeping herbaceous woody shrub occurring in North America belonging to the madder family (Rubiaceae).
Partridge berry is an evergreen plant growing as a non-climbing vine, no taller than 6 cm tall with creeping stems 15 to 30 cm long.
The species is dispersed throughout eastern North America, from south Eastern Canada south to Florida and Texas, and to Guatemala. It is found growing in dry or moist woods, along stream banks and on sandy slopes.
Mitchella repens is cultivated for its ornamental red berries and shiny, bright green foliage. It is grown as a creeping ground cover in shady locations.
The plants have been widely collected for Christmas decorations, and over collecting has impacted some local populations negatively.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250ml, 500ml, 1000ml