black elder


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elderberry

Herbal medicine
A flowering shrub, the flowers and berries of which contain cyanogenic glycosides, essential fatty (linoleic, linolenic and palmitic) acids, flavonoids, mucilage, pectins, resin, tannic acid and vitamin C. It is antipyretic, diaphoretic, expectorant, laxative and a mild stimulant; it has been used as an infusion for colds and respiratory tract infections, and topically for skin irritation and conjunctivitis.

black elder

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The average age of white elders exceeds that of black elders.
However, as generally reported, black elders are more likely to report medical conditions of cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes (U.
Indeed, the under reporting of some items consumed by Black elders is not uncommon.
Thus, inferences must be generalized with caution and only to other Black elders with similar characteristics.
Mortality was higher in black elders, but not significantly so.
Black elders had significantly lower socioeconomic status than whites, but statistical modeling showed that differences in socioeconomic status explained only a fraction of black patients' excess risk of functional decline.
After controlling for baseline differences in cognitive function, black elders no longer had any increased risk for cognitive decline during 2 years of follow-up.
Words and signs Youngsters from Moldgreen Community Primary School entertain the Kirklees Black Elders group IN GOOD VOICE Moldgreen pupils put on a fine show