New Jersey tea (Eng.) céanothus d'Amérique (Fr.) kadegimnedu, konjibik (Ojibwa)
Steeped and infusion drunk to cure constipation, bloating and shortness of breath. Mixed with roots or branches of wild grape, roots of Hepatica, bark of beech, and inner bark of sugar maple, black birch and red-osier dogwood, all steeped together to make a remedy for pulmonary troubles [Ojibwa 85].