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contributed by Laurie Lacey.

Laurie hopes you enjoy this section on plants and trees used as traditional medicines, foods and teas, by the Mi'kmaq people of Atlantic Canada. In the weeks and months ahead he will provide us with more information on Mi'kmaq uses of plants and trees, and on Mi'kmaq culture.

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Mi'kmaq (Micmac) Medicines, Foods and Teas
Common Name
Scientific Name
Bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica L.) >> NEW <<
Birch, Yellow (Betula allegheniensis Britt.)
Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis L.)
Labrador Tea (Ledum groenlandicum, Oeder) >> NEW <<
Meadow Beauty (Rhexia virginica L.) >> NEW <<
Plantain (Plantago major L.)
Sweet Fern (Comptonia peregrina L. Coult.)
Teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens L.) >> NEW <<

Thanks Laurie!
*The author is not responsible for the use of medicinal remedies mentioned above.
The information is given for cultural purposes only.

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