black elder


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elderberry

Herbal medicine
A flowering shrub, the flowers and berries of which contain cyanogenic glycosides, essential fatty (linoleic, linolenic and palmitic) acids, flavonoids, mucilage, pectins, resin, tannic acid and vitamin C. It is antipyretic, diaphoretic, expectorant, laxative and a mild stimulant; it has been used as an infusion for colds and respiratory tract infections, and topically for skin irritation and conjunctivitis.
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The flowers of calendula (2.5 g), berries of black elder (2.5 g), herb of St.
The average age of white elders exceeds that of black elders. Among both black and white elders, the majority are women.
Mortality was higher in black elders, but not significantly so.
After controlling for baseline differences in cognitive function, black elders no longer had any increased risk for cognitive decline during 2 years of follow-up.
One of her ground-breaking initiatives was to set up the West African Elders Organisation - aimed at reducing isolation and depression among black elders.
Last week featured the premises of the Black Elders Association and the Harriet Tubman Agency at St John's Road, Birkby (right).
Bambara's "kid" in Gorilla, My Love--who appears in different family configurations in the various stories--draws vision and militancy from the wisdom of her black elders, even as she exposes the stress points in her community's relationship to the larger body politic.
We wanted to celebrate Black women and Black men, Black youths and Black elders, Black workers and Black professionals, Black politicians and preachers as well as Black entertainers.
Members of Kirklees Black Elders' Group have been honoured for their achievements during Adult Learners' Week.
Many of our proud Black elders are inclined to consider child creativity inconsequential--certainly not worthy of painstaking or mammoth critical attention (may this petulant announcement prove a challenge!) I decided otherwise, long ago.
Melanie collected over pounds 150 in sponsorship from Huddersfield businesses, Kirklees Black Elders group, the Calvary Girls netball team and Optimum IT training centre in Halifax, where she is an employee.