People take Labrador tea for sore throat, chest congestion, coughs, lung infections, and other chest ailments. They also take it for diarrhea, kidney problems, joint and muscle pain (rheumatism), headache, and cancer.
Women use it to cause an abortion or treat "female disorders."
Some people add Labrador tea to bath water or apply it directly to the skin to treat skin problems.
In foods, Labrador tea is used as a beverage or to make beer more intoxicating.
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