Ericaceae Ledum groenlandicum Oeder

Bog Labradortea

Haisla and Hanaksiala - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 241

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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: Haisla and Hanaksiala
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken for tuberculosis.

RECRD: 61321 id: 19799