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Herbal medicine
A shrub, the root bark of which contains myricadiol—a triterpene, myricitrin—a flavonoid glycoside, tannins, resin and gum; it is anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and astringent.
Electrolyte derangement; retention of Na+ and reduced K+.


A fragrant shrub (Myrica pennsylvanica, M. cerifera) native to North America with leaves that are prepared in various medicinal formulations.
Synonym(s): candleberry, southern wax myrtle, waxberry.

bayberry (bāˑ·ber·ē),

n Latin name:
Myrica cerifera; parts used: dried root bark, flowers; uses: diarrhea, jaundice, emetic, skin conditions, promotes healing of wounds; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, hepatotoxicity. Also called
candleberry, myrica, wax myrtle, spicebush, sweet oak, tallow shrub, vegetable tallow, waxberry, or
wax myrtle.
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Citriodora), lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), and bayberry (Myrica cerifera), all of which thrive in southern New Jersey, are effective against biological agents such as bacteria and fungi (Amirghofran et al.
I learned that bayberry seeds should be collected in October and cold stratified (kept moist and cold) for 90 days before they will germinate.
Long term care employers, like myself, care deeply abot the health and welfare of our employees, and we realize that the health and well being of our patients is tied directly to the health of our caregivers," testified Russ, administrator of Bayberry Care Center in New Rochelle, N.
Contains: Water, sugars, apple juice concentrate, botanical extracts such as ginseng, bayberry bark and prickly ash bark.
Some favorites include spring-flowering bulbs--hyacinth, narcissus, regal lilies; flowering shrubs--viburnum, French lilac, summersweet, sweetbay magnolia, mock orange; flowering vines--honeysuckle, autumn clematis, climbing roses; flowering groundcovers--lily of the valley; herbaceous perennials--hosta, carnations, peonies; annuals--sweet alyssum, stock; and foliage plants--mint, thyme, basil, scented geraniums, bayberry, juniper.
com, and Sharon White teach at Bayberry School in Watchung, NJ 07060.
The plan included a nine-hole expansion to the town's existing 18-hole Bayberry Hills golf course, located adjacent to the landfill site; improved solid waste facilities to accommodate waste disposal; a regional bikeway connection; and a park.
I love a good bayberry candle," she remarks, as she puts a match to that definitive symbol of shopping-mall gentility.
Lakis at the State Legislative Leaders Foundation, 16 Bayberry square, 1645 Falmouth Road, Centerville, Mass.
Hermit thrushes, red-eyed vireos and yellow-rumped warblers gorged almost exclusively on the berries of such native shrubs as bayberry, northern arrowwood and pokeweed.