Ericaceae Kalmia angustifolia L.

Sheep Laurel

Malecite - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 244

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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: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Salve of pounded, fresh plant used for sprains.

RECRD: 44033 id: 19250