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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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Other less important but common woody species are Carya aquatica (water hickory), Planera aquatica (planertree), flex decidua (possumhaw) and Styrax americanus (American snowbell).
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There was a need for two more trees, and the team involved chose two large 'Pink Chimes' Styrax trees from their nursery collection to use around the large Japanese Maple.
Antimicrobial activity and pollen analysis of honey from Mugla Province showed 5 to 29 different types of pollens of which Zea mays Styrax officinalis and Trifolium sp.
Algunos generos de arboles cuantitativamente importantes en los bosques mesofilos de montana (Rzedowski, 1996, Castillo, 1991, Zola, 1987, Gomez-Pompa, 1966) y presentes en el parque son: Carpinus, Clethra, Cornus, Liquidambar, Oreopanax, Persea, Prunus, Quercus, Styrax, Turpinia, Heliocarpus y Ternstroemia, mismos que poseen especies caracteristicas de este tipo de vegetacion.
mexicana, Styrax glabrescens, Ostrya virginiana, Sambucus canadensis o Saurauia aspera.
The host plant Styrax pohlii Fritsch (Styracaceae) harbor a great richness of gall morphotypes (Araujo & Santos 2009, Santos et al.
Anti-ulcer action of Styrax camporum and Caesalpinia ferrea in rats.
stated, “There will be some large Styrax, Japanese Maples and a number of evergreen shrubs being transitioned to new locations on the property, and we have been working with the current ownership to find good positions for these beautiful trees.