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sunflower,

n Latin name:
Helianthus annuus; parts used: leaves, flowers, roots; uses: diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, appetite stimulant, contraction of bodily tissues; wound healing, malaria, lung conditions, rheumatism; precautions: may cause allergic reactions. Also called
a'bbad al shams, a'in ash shams, aycicegi, common sunflower, fleur soleil, flor de sol, girasol, gula barbaroza, guna baqan, gundondu, helianthe, himawari, tournesol, ward ash shams, and
zonnebloem.

sunflower

a plant whose seed is used for oil for human food. The residual cake is a high-protein supplement but lacking in lysine. Decorticated seed cake contains 44% protein, undecorticated seed cake, suitable only for ruminants because it contains the seed hulls, contains 28% protein.
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The idea behind the walk came from last year's 1,245 sun-flowers project that ran to commemorate the Stockton soldiers killed in the First World War.
A spokesman for Friends of the Earth said anyone wanting to join the Sun-flower session should meet at The Warehouse in Digbeth on May 1.
Put out hanging feeders for black sun-flower seeds, sunflower hearts, sunflowerrich mixes or unsalted peanuts.
Complete the application form and send to: Free Giant Sun-flower Offer, Cottage Garden Seeds, Dept FBRM26, Unit 22, Yew Tree Courtyard, Earl Soham, Woodbridge, IP13 7SG.
Why not take part in our Sun-flower London to Paris Cycle Ride?
I'll be playing around half an hour of my own material at the Sun-flower Lounge at about 8.
Also, look out for our Sun-flower Appeal collectors in your area - please give generously and help us to continue to provide our dedicated hospice care to local people who are suffering from advanced cancer and other life limiting illnesses.
The main room was then transformed, having all of our flowers and centre pieces provided by Sun-flowers in Cardiff Bay - gorgeous white roses with small fairy lights intertwined between them.
It's a great activity for kids, too - consider planting several sun-flowers and having a race to see who wins.