Ledum


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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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Mineral nutrition and leaf longevity in an evergreen shrub, Ledum palustre ssp.
Nevertheless this work demonstrates that there is potential for further research in this area, particularly in the use of Apis and Ledum for bee and wasp stings.
Phylogenetic relationships within the Rhodoreae (Ericaceae) with specific comments on the placement of Ledum.
Genera such as Salix and Ledum may have tight developmental control over meristem activity, which may limit their response or ability to respond quickly to warming.
Li and Vitt (1997) found that N additions increased production of the mosses Sphagnum fuscum in a bog and Tomenthypnum nitens in a rich fen, but not of the shrubs Ledum groenlandicum in the fen nor Betula pumila in the fen.
More particularly of shrubs and small trees in swamps: some willows, Kalmia glauca (pale laurel), Ledum latifolium and palustre (Labrador tea), Ribes lacustre (swamp gooseberry), and in one place Betula pumila (low birch).
Vegetation was dominated by willow (Salix glauca), dwarf birch (Betula nana), heaths (Empetrum, Ledum, Cassiope, spp.
Chaired by NEITI Chairman, Ledum Mitee, members of the reformed IMTT, include the Director, Department of Petroleum Resources, Group Managing Director, NNPC, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Chairman, Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation & Fiscal Commission, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources.
Homeopathy: To reduce swelling and pain of bites that feel better with cold applications, apply Ledum (wild rosemary) tincture on the bite every two-to-three hours as needed, until relief is felt.
However, after nine years, Chapin and Shaver (1996) found that the dwarf shrubs Ledum palustre and Vaccinium vitis-idaea were virtually eliminated from greenhouse + fertilizer plots in moist tussock tundra, probably because they were overtopped by Betula nana.
Another problem with the lists for "Documented Properties" and "Practical Uses" is that they can be contradictory, as in the case of Ledum groenlandicum.
Bog plants that do not have special tissue but that still do well might also be seen: Kalmia (mountain laurel), Vaccinum (huckleberry group), Ledum or Andromeda (both heather family).