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Indigenous Plants & Native Uses in the Northeast

(Lobelia inflata)
INDIAN TOBACCOMedicine: Dried leaves were used in smoking mixtures to relieve asthma and lung disorders. In small doses lobelia is a stimulant, while in larger doses it is a relaxant.
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