Ericaceae Kalmia angustifolia L.

Sheep Laurel

Cree, Hudson Bay - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Holmes, E.M., 1884, Medicinal Plants Used by Cree Indians, Hudson's Bay Territory, The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions 15:302-304, page 303

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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: Cree, Hudson Bay
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Decoction of twigs with leaves and flowers taken as a tonic.

RECRD: 88322 id: 19248