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heather

Herbal medicine
An evergreen shrub that contains arbutin, carotene, citric and fumaric acids, flavonoids, tannins and volatile oils; it is antitussive, mildly sedative, a urinary tract antiseptic, and has been used for rheumatic complaints and gout.
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Even though Heather battled with shyness and severe nerves, she joined her first band Hot!House who released two albums in the late 80s.
Heather goes on to make Janet feel welcomed.  "Do you have your own stylist or do you pick out your own your own clothes?" Heather asks their new co-host as she takes her to her seat in the makeup room.
The couple had only been apart for two weeks while Heather had their baby in Scotland when the cheating 21-year-old tied the knot with Julia.
Heather, from Prenton, Wirral, was diagnosed with the rare medical condition hyperhidrosis aged 19 after seeing somebody with the condition on the Channel 4 show Embarrassing Bodies.
Heather is an extremely intelligent pig and learns to read and becomes part of a promotional campaign to promote organic farming.
"I was almost physically sick when I saw it there in my food," said Heather, of Pavaland Close, St Mellons.
HAIRDRESSER Heather Lockwood has celebrated 21 years at her salon in Huddersfield.
Heather Arthur, 50, was found dead at her home two weeks ago in Gosforth, Newcastle.
MURDERED Heather Arthur's family are today preparing to make a heartbreaking journey to Tyneside to say their last goodbyes.
To the side there is a teacher's desk where Heather Clark sits grading papers.