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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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Therefore, in this study we quantified the dimensions of the profiles machined into Pacific silver fir and southern pine specimens using confocal profilometry.
After 2 years of exposure untreated Pacific silver fir and all of the treated samples were free of decay at both lower and higher retentions.
05) greater uptake in Pacific silver fir than western hemlock by an average of 25 percent on a weight basis.
The treating schedule used for the Pacific silver fir was an initial 30-minute vacuum at 22 inches of Hg (75 kPa), followed by 1.
Other vegetation on our study area included Silver Fir (Abies amabilis), Sub-alpine Fir (Abies lasiocarpa), Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana), Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla), and alpine meadows.
Hypothesis: Atherosclerosis could be reduced by the intake of silver fir (Abies alba) extract (SFTE), rich in polyphenols.
You will need: | An oasis ring (we used a 12in one) | Four candle-holders | Four big candles | Two to three bunches of silver fir | A few holly and mistletoe sprigs | Four pine cones 1 Soak the oasis ring in water until bubbles stop appearing.
The heritage trees of the state -- silver fir and spruce that have been indiscriminately felled over the past two decades -- will now be cultivated again with a new technique.
Its mixture of lime trees, yews, spruce, silver fir and beech teem with wildlife including otters, foxes, darting kingfishers, heron, foxes, badgers, sparrowhawks, buzzards and bats.
California benthamiana Pacific silver fir Abies amabiiis 222 Olympic * National Park, Washington * Denotes co-champion