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Ling

(ling),
Per Henrik, Swedish hygienist, 1776-1839. See: Ling method.
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ling

(lĭng)
n.
See heather.
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heather

Herbal medicine
An evergreen shrub that contains arbutin, carotene, citric and fumaric acids, flavonoids, tannins and volatile oils; it is antitussive, mildly sedative, a urinary tract antiseptic, and has been used for rheumatic complaints and gout.
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