Ericaceae Ledum groenlandicum Oeder

Bog Labradortea

Cree, Hudson Bay - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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: 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, Hudson Bay
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Boiled, powdered wood applied to chafed skin.

RECRD: 88554 id: 19780