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Indigenous Plants & Native Uses in the Northeast

(Lindera benzoin)
SPICEBUSH Food: Leaves, bark and twigs are used in tea. Dried fruits are ground and are used as a substitute for allspice.

Medicine: a tea from the twigs was drank by women to promote menstruation or to ease its pain.

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