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lingon

A short evergreen shrub with sour red berries., up to 16 inches high (40cm) Alternate oval leaves, bell-shaped white-pink flowers. Grows in cold areas. Extremely tolerant plant, can handle up to 40 below. Very high in vitamin C and beta carotene. SImply putting berries in glass of water was used to treat scurvy. Tea used for urinary tract infections, uro-gential issues, breast cancer, diabetes, diarrhea, rheumatism.
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(58.) Le testament pouvait bien evidemment contenir bon nombre de dispositions funeraires comme en temoigne l'examen du testament du Lingon. Sur ce precieux document on consultera: E.
The surroundings are mainly covered by slow-growing pine (Pinus silvestris) forests with reindeer lichens (Cladonia rangiferina) and lingon berries (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) as ground cover.
(1991), << Le testament du Lingon : remarques sur le texte et son interpretation >>, in Le Bohec, Y.
"Le Discours de Cerialis aux Trevires et aux Lingons (Tac.