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peach,

n Prunus persica; parts used: bark, kernel oil, leaves, seeds; uses: bark and leaves anthelmintic, astringent, antifungal, diuretic, insomnia, cough, constipation, minor skin conditions, peach pits (under the product name, Laetrile) are the source for the controversial and dangerous cancer treatment; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; pits can cause cyanide poisoning. Also called
amygdalin, Laetrile, or
vitamin B-17.

peach

the fruiting tree of the genus Prunus and the family Rosaceae. The leaves and pips of this and other members of the family contain cyanogenetic glycosides and are potentially poisonous. Engorgement on the fruit may cause lactic acidosis and in occasional cases an entire fruit lodges in the esophagus and obstructs it. Called also Prunus persica.
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Mr Peacher said: "As the name suggests, the site is dedicated to property swapping in all fields, the private sector, rented social housing and housing property.
Miller and Peacher had been sharing a maisonette in Pennfields, Wolverhampton, for the previous two years and when first visited by detective, Peacher gave his flatmate an alibi.
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Sun Life Investment Management president and Sun Life Financial chief investment officer Steve Peacher said, "Ryan Labs has a strong focus on its customers and excellent investment performance across their LDI and total return platforms.
through this acquisition is an important milestone for Sun Life Investment Management,' said Steve Peacher, president, Sun Life Investment Management and chief investment officer, Sun Life Financial.
President of Sun Life Investment Management and chief investment officer of Sun Life Financial, Steve Peacher, said : "Bringing an established and innovative firm like Ryan Labs into our family is a significant first step in building Sun Life Investment Management s third-party business in the U.
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