The native people used more than 1000 plant species. Labrador tea (Ledum groelandicum) is one of them.
This medium-sized shrub (30 to 120 cm) is mainly found in boreal or arctic climate.
Only the last leaves are hand-harvested.
While having a characteristic smell, the infusion of a few leaves reveals a mixture of plant aromas such as caraway, peppermint, tarragon and grapefruit.
This plant possesses a powerful aroma, do not infuse too long.
You can also prepare a venison marinade with Labrador tea and soak meat in it…
15 g brews around 20 cups.