Ericaceae Ledum groenlandicum Oeder

Bog Labradortea

Gitksan - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 63

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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: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Decoction of leaves used as a diuretic and beverage.

RECRD: 88557 id: 19796