Styrax


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sto·rax

(stō'raks),
A liquid balsam obtained from the wood and inner bark of Liquidamber orientalis, a tree of Asia Minor, or L. styraciflua (family Hamamelidaceae); has been used in the treatment of chronic inflammation of the mucous membranes, and externally for scabies.
Synonym(s): styrax
[G. styrax, a sweet-smelling gum]

Styrax

Herbal medicine
An African tree, the resin of which is antimicrobial, astringent and expectorant; it is used externally for skin cuts, dryness and infections, including shingles, ringworm and other conditions; given its bitterness, is rarely used internally, and then only as a steam inhalation to loosen mucus and phlegm—e.g., in children with croup.
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American styrax A clear, thick, brownish yellow semisolid or
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Pearson's Chelsea garden features baby oak, field maple (Acer campestre), hawthorn, the Japanese snowbell tree (Styrax japonicus) - but if you are thinking of growing a tree in a small plot, choose one which will match the size of your space, he urges.
In the heart is a blend of Rose Absolute, Rose Oil, Osmanthus and styrax. The bouA[degrees]quet is completed with cistus labdanum, amber and benzoin.
Las especies de arboles que se pueden distinguir son: Ardisia compressa, Eugenia crenularis, Garrya longifolia, Guarea glabra, Meliosma dentata, Myrsine juergensenii, Fraxinus uhdei, Quercus candicans, Styrax ramirezii, Symplocos citrea, Ternstroemia lineata, Urera baccifera y Xylosma flexuosa.
Finally, bloodless sacrifice is offered (milk, wine etc.), while incense (styrax) is burned throughout the rituals.
New furofuran and butyrolactone lignans with antioxidant activity from the stem bark of Styrax japonica.
urbanii, Clethra mexicana, Styrax ramirezii y Arbutus xalapensis; entre las arbustivas se encuentran Salvia sessei, Tibouchinis sp.