Labrador tea--the aromatic beverage and spice: a review of origin, processing and safety.

Abstract

Labrador tea is a name for the dried leaves of Rhododendron groenlandicum, R. tomentosum or R. neoglandulosum (family Ericaceae, previously genus Ledum) as well as for the beverage native to North America, which is made from them. The above species are rich in the essential oil, which gives a conifer aroma to the tisane. Labrador tea is a valuable source of… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.6889

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