Ericaceae Ledum groenlandicum Oeder

Bog Labradortea

Micmac - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 316

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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: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken for a 'beneficial effect on the system.'

RECRD: 88565 id: 19822