Ledum


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Related to Ledum: Ledum groenlandicum, Ledum palustre

Ledum

Homeopathy
A homeopathic first aid remedy used to treat acute trauma, such as bites, stings, bruises, contusions and eye injuries; Ledum is also used for rheumatic and gouty pain.

Ledum

genus of North American plants in family Ericaceae; toxin is andromedotoxin; causes sudden death, abdominal pain, vomiting, dullness, tremor, tenesmus, diarrhea, salivation; includes L. columbianum (Pacific labrador tea), L. glandulosum (Western labrador tea).
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Symphytum: if neither Arnica or Ledum have helped, try Symphytum for a black eye.
LEDUM = binary variable taking the value 1 if plaintiff's legal costs met by legal expenses insurance, 0 otherwise
Homeopathic: Take ledum to prevent bites and apis to ease burning and swelling or rub fresh garlic on bites and vinegar on wasp stings.
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He also added cocculus for jet lag and travel sickness, ledum for insect bites and wounds, nux vomica for indigestion, hangovers and constipation, pyrogen for infections like septicaemia, rhustox for sprains and calendula for cuts.
The fact that everyone knows of these illegal mining companies but no one does anything is very striking," says Ledum Mitee, a Nigerian lawyer and president of MOSOP, a grass-roots organisation well known for focusing world attention on the environmental problems associated with oil exploration and production in the Ogoni region.
In July 1994, Oronto Douglas of the Nigerian Civil Liberties Organization visited Ledum Mitee, vice president of MOSOP, who was arrested along with Ken Saro-Wiwa in May.