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fringe tree

Oval opposite leaves with white “fringy” flowers in drooping clusters that look like shredded paper, and bluish black olive-like fruit with one stone. Fruit is edible but not good tasting. Bark tea has been used historically internally and externally to treat wounds, sores, infections, inflammations of the eye, mouth, gums, liver, gallbladder. Dried root bark used for liver, gallbladder pain, gallstones, jaundice, chronic weakness, headache, gallstones, rheumatism, pancreas, spleen, reduce sugar levels, stimulate appetite and digestion. A favorite plant for liver health.
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Wounded Warriors and key personnel from Wounded Warrior Project, Disabled Sports USA and the Graybeards are available for comments and interviews.
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Only the political graybeards (oh, yes, beards will be in again) will remember that President Clinton was the first to hold up a card and imagine that it might entitle every citizen to care.
Judging from the average thickness of the rings and the diameter of the center rot, Stahle is confident some of these graybeards are 1,300 years old.
Informally known as "the graybeards," this committee gave the nod to Nelson and Welch, and the Keck saga began in earnest.
This is the eighth year that WWP has been working with this neighborhood in Queens on this event; and as always, it includes heavy support from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the Graybeards, Legends in Valor and a massive volunteer effort.
Most notably, the Graybeards were formed, a non-profit dedicated to helping those in need.
The Great Society advocates who could still pass themselves off as young Turks in the late 1970s are discredited graybeards now.
Sponsors of the event include: Wounded Warrior, United Spinal Association, Graybeards, FDNY and the Atlantis Mega Yacht.
Slowly, Graybeards formed into a fully operating nonprofit that is bringing people out of isolation and making the healing process an open, community effort.