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pilewort

(pīl′wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of several plants, such as the lesser celandine and the fireweed, that are reputed to be effective in treating hemorrhoids.
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Lerner announces at the outset of Fireweed that the autobiographer can "strive for truth without having the illusion that one can find it." In the end, her story gains poignancy from where it falters.
Her Burnet collection features intense sunset reds and oranges, while her Fireweed collection is utterly luxurious, sporting metallic gold print.
He survived residential school and became chief of the Fireweed clan in Kispiox village at the age of 26, receiving his uncle's hereditary chieftain name Geel.
There's other promising natural crops with Canada Yew (an ingredient used to fight cancer) and fireweed (a skin care nutraceutical).
During the war it was known to Londoners as 'fireweed', I told her, as it was the first plant to grow on the burned-out bomb sites of the capital after the Blitz.
Fireweed aptly takes its tide from the plant that is first to bloom and thrive after a ravaging fire.
Working carving sheds, the Frog House of the Distant Past, the Wolf House of Our Great-Great Grandfathers, and the Fireweed House of Masks and Robes add up to make K'san a must-see in Northern British Columbia
But when visitors saw the miraculous cycle of renewal - purple fields of blooming fireweed and slopes greening with lodgepole seedlings - attitudes began to change.
Moller determined this by taking pollen from both asymmetrical and symmetrical fireweed flowers and adding it to other fireweed blossoms.
In Washington and Alaska, search for fireweed honey.
The energy seems so good in this clearly spiritual place: a young spruce forest just getting started after the latest glacial recession, tasteful lupine and fireweed landscaping, all denizens of a lagoon that conjures up a Caribbean with permafrost, surrounded by 11,000-foot peaks .