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A tree containing betulinol, glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, sesquiterpenes, tannins, volatile oil—e.g., betulin


(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.
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Only a stone's throw away from the A55, Silver Birch golf club in Betws-yn-Rhos has become the most popular 'Pay & Play' course on the North Wales golfing scene.
Silver Birch was the last Irish winner at Aintree and Gordon reckons his "hoor" Chicago Grey has a decent shot.
But Murphy said: "At the moment, if one horse comes out then Silver Birch, who is 41st on the list, gets a place in the John Smith's Grand National and Cerium would be next.
Having a sedum roof looks good and also helps encourage wildlife A log pile gives shelter to lots of 'good' insects Use a butt to preserve precious rainwater Give insects a home with a bug tower Cut your carbon footprint by growing your own veg Silver birch trees play host to lots of wildlife Having a pond will really help to make sure wildlife thrives
SILVER SERVICE: Former Grand National winner Silver Birch can put last month's below-par return to action behind him at Cheltenham tomorrow
European white birch (Betulapubescens) and silver birch (B.
T Things are Looking Up, Jack was so popular that, and he decided to write a sequel called Things are Looking Grimm, Jill, which won this year's Silver Birch Express award, given out to the best book for kids Grades Three and Four.
The Silver Birch Awards are chosen by readers in Grades 3 to 6.
The development site is the former Silver Birch public house.
Silver Birch, an unfancied 33-1 shot, gave Ireland its fifth Aintree triumph in nine years but for once the winner didn't provide the real story.
THE new kids on the Aintree block saw old crock Silver Birch rekindle his glory days yesterday in a pulsating finish to the John Smith's Grand National.