Definition of Marsh tea
1. Noun. Bog shrub of northern and central Europe and eastern Siberia to Korea and Japan.
Group relationships: Genus Ledum, Ledum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Marsh tea
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1. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"The sesquiterpene itself forms the liquid portion of marsh-tea oil, so that the latter consists chiefly ..."
2. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"The leaves of marsh tea have a balsamic odor, and an aromatic, camphoraceous ... marsh tea is said to be aero-narcotic, producing, in large doses, headache, ..."
3. The Aborigines of Victoria: With Notes Relating to the Habits of the Natives by Robert Brough Smyth (1878)
"Large marsh - Tea-tree springs, township of Mortlake Marsh north-east of Mount Widdern - Marsh ..--.- Marsh ------- Mount -_----. ..."
4. A New and Comprehensive System of Materia Medica and Therapeutics: Arranged by Charles Julius Hempel (1859)
"The marsh-tea causes painful and difficult respiration; this accounts, according to Hahnemann, for its efficacy in Chronic Asthma. ..."
5. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"L. palustre L. Northern Europe, Asia and N. America. Wild Rosemary, Marsh Rosemary, marsh tea, Swamp Tea, Narrow- leaved Labrador Tea, Marsh Cistus; Ger. ..."