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balsam fir

Herbal medicine
An evergreen, the root and needles of which once had currency as aromatic adjuncts in the sweat lodges of Native American, for whom it was used to treat asthma, colds, cough and as a laxative.
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If voters reject international bailout terms in Sunday's vote, then "we are entering in an unknown zone, an economic slide," Sapin warned.
We're not at all in the same situation that we were in four or five years ago," Sapin told reporters.
Sapin said the EU rules should take into account what he called the "shock" of low inflation in the 18-country eurozone, which was 0.
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Finance Minister Michel Sapin kept their posts.
France's Finance Minister Michel Sapin said "growth has broken down, in Europe and in France.
Former finance minister Pierre Moscovici has left the government and the brief has been split between two Socialists: Michel Sapin will take charge of finance and Arnaud Montebourg will be in charge of industry and economy.
She was invited by Michel Sapin, minister for Labour, Employment and Socialist affairs under the Government of socialist President Francois Hollande, to sit in the European Affairs Committee meeting.
Speaking fluent French she challenged Michel Sapin, minister for Labour, Employment and Social affairs during their European Affairs Committee meeting.
Saudi-based packaging giant Sapin, known primarily as a leading metal can producer, recently commenced production of an innovative two-piece aluminum cheese can in Dammam -- the first of its kind globally.
Du cote francais, les ministres des Finances et du Travail Pierre Moscovici et Michel Sapin, sont egalement attendus.
London, Jan 30 ( ANI ): In a shocking and embarrassing statement on state of the country's economy, France's Employment Minister Michel Sapin has said that the 'nation is totally bankrupt'.
The announcement by the environmental minister came one day after the French labor secretary, Michel Sapin, warned that the country was "totally bankrupt," suggesting President Francois Hollande's economic policies were failing.