comptonia peregrina

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sweet fern

sweet fern

Strongly aromatic. Used for healing of the gums, ulcers, bleeding conditions, (astringent) ulcerative colitis, Crohn's. Helps all kinds of health conditions by taking the tea several times a day 5 days a week. Putting sweet fern leaves mixed in with a batch of blueberries helps magically preserve the blueberries for weeks, even a month. It is said sweet fern helps preserve life itself.
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Prenodule formation and primary nodule development in roots of Comptonia (Myricaceae).
Root hair infection in actinomy-cete-induced root nodule initiation in Casuarina, Myrica and Comptonia. Bot.
Other common shrubs were Ceanothus americanus (New Jersey tea), Comptonia peregrina (sweet fern), Corylus americana (hazelnut), Prunus pumila var.