Ericaceae Ledum groenlandicum Oeder

Bog Labradortea

Cree - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Beardsley, Gretchen, 1941, Notes on Cree Medicines, Based on Collections Made by I. Cowie in 1892., Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 28:483-496, page 492

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Scientific name: Ledum groenlandicum Oeder
USDA symbol: LEGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bog Labradortea
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Poultice of powdered leaf ointment applied to burns and scalds.

RECRD: 5160 id: 19774