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fringe tree

Herbal medicine
A deciduous tree or shrub, the bark of which contains a glycoside, phyllyrin and saponins; its bark is antipyretic, astringent, diuretic, laxative and tonic. It has been used internally to stimulate the appetite, gastric secretions and the flow of bile, and topically to treat wounds.
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This is the eighth year that WWP has been working with this neighborhood in Queens on this event; and as always, it includes heavy support from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the Graybeards, Legends in Valor and a massive volunteer effort.
Sponsors of the event include: Wounded Warrior, United Spinal Association, Graybeards, FDNY and the Atlantis Mega Yacht.
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A learning experience for greenhorns, a chance to share their wisdom for graybeards, a confidence boost for all involved.