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birch

(bĭrch)
(Betula alba) Often consumed as a tea; the oil preparation is of alleged value in bladder disorders; sometimes used topically, although its toxicity makes it unsuitable for pediatric patients.
Synonym(s): white birch.

birch

a tree of shrub of the genus Betula with simple leaves, an outer bark that peels easily, and pale, fine-grained wood.
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Scots entrepreneur Jim Mann, 42, and his team of nine workers have successfully "tapped" hundreds of litres of sap from almost 10,000 birch trees near Beauly.
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A Birch sap, sometimes called birch water or birch juice, is collected during winter and spring from birch trees. It has been a traditional beverage in many European countries for centuries, supplying important nutrients during winter when food may be scarce.
Art Camp Birds and birch trees collage, 11 a.m., for kindergarten through Grade 4.
will handle all delivery and the tree installation Planned is a double line of Jacquemonti Birch trees flanking the lengthy winding driveway, as well as a defining perimeter of Cedar trees for the entire 80 acre estate.
Very little is known of their ecology other than that they have a preference for rearing larvae in the trunks of birch trees with trunks exposed to sunlight on at least one side.
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New York, Sept 19 ( ANI ): A group of Russian scientists claim that the Chaga fungus, which commonly grows on birch trees, could target the HIV virus.