balsam fir


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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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Plant-specific response to herbivory: simulated browsing of suppressed balsam fir on Isle Royale.
There was a statistically significant difference (using a t test at 95% confidence) between unincised and incised samples for uncoated eastern spruce (Picea glauca), western spruce, and balsam fir and end-coated eastern spruce.
paper birch (Betula papyrifera), and American basswood (Tilia americana); rarely, balsam fir and white pine (Pinus strobus) were also co-dominant.
For balsam fir, a decrease in MC was also seen after 1 year, without any effect due to log diameter.
Mix 1/4 cup of unscented body wash (or clear liquid soap) with three drops of Balsam Fir essential oil.
1973, Crossley and Gilbert 1983, Morris 2002); browsed conifers such as balsam fir (where available) and hemlock in winter (Crossley and Gilbert 1983, Thompson et al.
As a result, 23 and 25 corresponding discs were obtained from the eastern beech log and balsam fir log, respectively.
1 1 Balsam fir 0 1 Red maple 1 2 Red spruce 0 0 Sugar maple 2 3 White birch 3 1 Yellow Birch 1 1 Non commercial NA NA 11-15 American beech 0 0 Aspen spp.
Fresh Cab contains nothing but ground corn cobs, great-smelling floral and citrus oils, and the magic ingredient: balsam fir oil, which rodents hate and humans enjoy.
Coniferous trees like red spruce and balsam fir have received so much fertilizing nitrogen, the theory goes, that plant cells continue to grow late into the year.