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balsam fir

Herbal medicine
An evergreen, the root and needles of which once had currency as aromatic adjuncts in the sweat lodges of Native American, for whom it was used to treat asthma, colds, cough and as a laxative.
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In unincised treated Pacific silver fir at both test sites, particularly Petawawa, early decay was present in boards without end coat at the low retention, as well as with end coat at Maple Ridge.
Abbreviations: SFTE, silver fir trunk extract; ROS, reactive oxygen species; EDTA, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid; TCA, trichloroacetic acid; TBA, thiobarbituric acid; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; NO, nitric oxide; NOS, nitric oxide synthase; (MCP)-1, monocyte chemoattractant protein-1; VLDL, very low-density lipoprotein; BHT, butylated hydroxytoluene; PBMC, peripheral blood mononuclear cell; DPPH, 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl; CVD, cardiovascular disease.
Due to the fact that herbivores tend to consume a preferred plant species across different habitats in proportion to its local abundance, and providing that silver fir is a preferred food, we would expect the proportion of silver fir in the diet to be positively related to its availability in the respective habitat.
There is no much data available on small populations of silver fir in the sub-Mediterranean zone in Bosnia and Herzegovina, even though they are very often mentioned in fytocenological analysis (Fukarek 1970, Stefanovic et al.
1995), and especially for silver fir in western Europe (Becker 1989, Bert 1992).
Eight-foot 2 by 6-inch kiln-dried boards containing a mix of sapwood and heartwood were obtained for three species: Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis Dougl.
This is where I planned to stumble and crawl for most of the day in search of a single tree national champion silver fir that big-tree guru Robert Van Pelt measured more than a decade ago.
The mix of trees is wonderful, a row of limes, a glade of yews and Forestry Commission plantings include Western Hemlock, Norway Spruce, Silver Fir and Beech.
The European Silver Fir was the first tree species used as a Christmas tree.
Contrary to spruce silver fir Abies alba belongs to the regularly browsed coniferous tree species in the European mountain forests (Motta 1996, Senn & Suter 2003, Heuze et al.
the hem-fir group consists of western hemlock, California red fir (Abies magnifica), grand fir (Abies grondis), noble fir [Abies procera], pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis) and white fir (Abies concolor).
It covers over 6,217 square kilometres with over half it's area thickened by forests of spruce, silver fir, larch, pine, beech and birch - among the highest tree density in Europe.