This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Ledum Palustre, Marsh Tea. This plant and the allied Labrador Tea have been long used in medicine for a host of rather contradictory conditions. The homeopaths use small doses of the tincture in rheumatism beginning in the feet and to antidote the effects of the stings of insects. It has no established place in therapeutics.