Ericaceae Kalmia angustifolia L.

Sheep Laurel

Abnaki - Drug, Nose Medicine

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1947, Ethnobotanique Abenakise, Archives de Folklore 11:145-182, page 170

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Scientific name: Kalmia angustifolia L.
USDA symbol: KAAN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sheep Laurel
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Abnaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Nose Medicine
Notes: Powdered leaves mixed with bark from another plant and used as snuff for nasal inflammation.

RECRD: 50416 id: 19242