white cedar


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Related to white cedar: Thuja occidentalis, Eastern white cedar

thuja

Herbal medicine
Thuja occidentalis. A tree the leaves and twigs of which contain flavonoids, glycosides, mucilage and volatile oils (primarily thujone, but also borneol, camphor, fenchone, limonene, myrcene and pinene). Thuja is anthelmintic, expectorant, and stimulates smooth muscle; it was used by Native Americans to stimulate menstruation, and has been used topically by Western herbalists for skin infections and for rheumatic pain.
 
Homeopathy
A remedy used for brittle nails, caries, menstrual dysfunction, oily skin and warts.
 
Chinese medicine
Thuja orientalis, see there.

white cedar

see melia azederach.
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The relatively poor performance of eastern white cedar seen in Hawaii may be related to fungal growth found on samples kept in storage for 5 years after installation of these tests, which may indicate preinfection with decay fungi in the standing tree.
has been manufacturing Eastern white cedar shingles for the US and Canadian markets.
Photo 1 shows white cedar fence posts that were dipped in 1% CuNap.
both like to tell people how William, their father and grandfather, respectively, carved his fan towers until his nineties, and how his hand would shake "something terrible" as he drew his knife toward the piece of white cedar.
White cedar planked on cypress frames and fastened by monel nails, she was built to last a long time and has never missed a tarpon fishing season in Boca Grande Pass since her construction.
Sustainably logged red cedar is a good choice in the West, Holladay says, while white cedar is a good choice in the East.
Finish off with the delicious and fruity spray infused with hints of violet, blackcurrant leaves, white cedar and heliotrope.
The staff recommended tablets containing something called Thuja made from the White Cedar Tree.
Two of the many weed trees listed on the website include white teak and white cedar, which could be worth investigating for milling if you have them on your property.
Those of the Atlantic white cedar are rounder while those of the Northern white cedar are flatter.
In New England, for example, consider replacing Norway spruce with Atlantic white cedar, or northern white cedar underplanted with native hawthorns and alternate-leaf dogwood.
He's just finished building a white cedar railing for the house he built in the woods in Newburyport, Mass.