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spicebush:

see laurellaurel,
common name for the Lauraceae, a family of forest trees and shrubs found mainly in tropical SE Asia but also abundant in tropical America. Most have aromatic bark and foliage and are evergreen; deciduous species are usually those that extend into temperate zones.
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spicebush

spicebush

Shrub grows up to 15ft (5m). Aromatically scented leaves (when crushed) and berries (which are red and shiny) tiny yellow flowers in showy clusters. Berries can be used as spice. Bark has strong medicinal properties. Whole plant used for blood purifying, arresting Candida yeast, fungus, colds, fevers, colic, gas, worms, rheumatism, cramps, coughs, anemia.
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Biologically active principles of crude drugs preventive effect of sesquiterpenoid components of the root of Lindera strychinifolia on experimental liver damage [in Japanese].
Based on our preliminary screening of herbal medicines, we hypothesized that the aqueous extract of Lindera neesiana (LNE) fruit may possess antineuroinflammatory and anti-apoptotic effects in CNS cell lines in vitro.
(9) Por lo general, estos pequenos arrendatarios se ubicaban en las zonas linderas de las grandes propiedades, donde los derechos de propiedad eran mas que dudosos.
Dato dos: lindera al predio de Olivete estaba emplazada la escuela provincial del paraje; algunos padres de alumnos del jardin de infantes, extranados por la recurrencia de ciertos sintomas respiratorios que venian padeciendo sus hijos, ataron cabos (dato uno + dato dos): la nube blanca podia ser toxica.
[33.] Yan R, Yang Y, Zeng Y, Zou G (2009) Cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of Lindera strychnifolia essential oils and extracts.
Neuman et al., "An active extract of Lindera obtusiloba inhibits adipogenesis via sustained Wnt signaling and exerts anti-inflammatory effects in the 3T3-L1 preadipocytes," Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, vol.
([TEXT NOT Kaempferol REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.]) Lindera Essential oils; borneol; Furan strychnifolia sesquiterpene; Alkaloid; Neolinderalactone; (Sieb.
In Lindera melissifolia, however, the highest photosynthetic rates were observed when the plants were grown under 58% shade; yet, when irradiance was reduced by 81% (shading) net/liquid photosynthesis decreased significantly (Aleric & Kirkman, 2005).
(7) Proyecto de desarrollo inmobiliario en el predio de la antigua Ciudad Deportiva de Boca Juniors, lindera con la Reserva Ecologica de la Costanera Sur, proxima a los barrios de Puerto Madero y La Boca.
Common understory species included blueberry Vaccinium spp., witch hazel Hamamelis virginiana, dogwood Cornus spp., common spicebush Lindera benzoin, mountain laurel Kalmia latifolia, raspberry Rubus spp., maple-leaved viburnum Viburnum acerifolium, poison ivy Rhus radicans and greenbriar Smilax spp.
Smith., Lindera communis Hemsl., Clerodendrum bungei Steud., Neolitsea chuii Merr., Cunninghamia C.
Add a plant or two of Abeliophyllum distichum, (White forsythia), Spicebush (Lindera benzoin), Pieris (Andromeda) with clusters of lily-of-the-valley-like flowers above evergreen foliage, include Amelanchier (Shadbush), mix in a liberal dose of Azaleas and Rhododendrons and you have the makings of a colorful welcome to the spring season.