oak bark

oak bark

(ōk bark)
The external layer of woody plants of the genus Quercus, sometimes used by alternative medicine practitioners as an anti-inflammatory and antidiarrheal.
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He has a great bundle of white oak bark under his arm for a sick man, gathered this Sunday morning.
So the beautiful woman led the way; and the four maidens (one of them had sea-green hair, another a bodice of oak bark, a third sprinkled a shower of water drops from her fingers' ends, and the fourth had some other oddity, which I have forgotten), all these followed behind, and hurried the guests along, until they entered a magnificent saloon.
Organic greens, such as PPG Paints colors Wright Green Olive and Woolen Vest, pair with deep browns such as PPG Paints brand colors Wright Oak Bark and Fig Branches to depict the never-ending inspiration Wright found in plants and vegetation.
According to Mossy Oak's Director of Research and Development, Larry I Moore, Mossy's most recent brainchild--Break-Up Country--is a continuation of the Break-Up family of patterns that uses a diverse combination of oak bark, I oak leaves, and pine elements found across the country, and it's created with even higher-quality photos and computer programs to produce the most realistic elements possible.
It is typical for Russians in the case of oral cavity diseases to turn to traditional remedies, such as decoctions of camomile, oak bark or clary, and infusions of propolis or eucalyptus.
This face wash set from Elemis is great for deep cleansing and contains extracts of spearmint, peppermint and oak bark to leave the complexion refreshed.
Water from the Severn and oak bark from the Wyre Forest helped Bewdley develop a reputation for tanning leather as early as the 15th century.
Herbs that shrink tissue such as Oak bark or Thuja will help, but you will need to see a herbalist to get these prescribed.
Miriam Nielsen, Edmonds, Washington, says generic herbal supplements of white oak bark work great for her.
Bodgers - or woodturners - will rub shoulders with basket makers, horse loggers, yurt dwellers, willow weavers, oak bark peelers, hurdle makers and charcoal burners.
It will feature over 100 exhibitors, from woodturners, basket makers, horse loggers and yurt dwellers to willow weavers, oak bark peelers, hurdle makers and charcoal burners.