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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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Silver fir trunk extract, characterized in our previous studies was prepared by the following two-step process, according to a modification of a previously published procedure (Strukelj et al.
This was a formulation C-treated Pacific silver fir sample, rated 9.
A massive demand for silver fir and spruce wood for packing boxes for apples led to extensive felling of the two species, wiping out most of the natural conifer forests in the early 1980s.
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The spruce, the oak, the silver fir (abies) and the pine were connected with the male gods (N'ulesmurt, Lud, Bulda, legendary heroes) and the birch and the lime (linden) represented females.
For three silver fir discs, the CT scanning resulted in a considerably lower image quality than for all other discs.
The European Silver Fir was the first tree species used as a Christmas tree.
Due to the range in elevation - about 4,400 to 5,000 feet - the fire is scorching a variety of species, including Silver Fir, Mountain Hemlock and Grand Fir, which are all burning differently.
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Some of those first barrels were made from staves of silver fir, but it can't have been long before someone discovered that by far the best wood to use is oak.
the hem-fir group consists of western hemlock, California red fir (Abies magnifica), grand fir (Abies grondis), noble fir [Abies procera], pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis) and white fir (Abies concolor).