sweet gale


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sweet gale:

see bayberrybayberry,
common name for the Myricaceae, a family of trees and shrubs with aromatic foliage, found chiefly in temperate and subtropical regions. The waxy gray "berries" of the North American wild or cultivated bayberry shrubs (chiefly Myrica cerifera
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sweet gale

sweet gale

Evergreen bush with long oval almost grayish leaves. Whole plant is edible- berries, roots, leaves. Nitrogen fixer for soil (helps fertilize). has powerful compounds that protects liver and prevents free-radical damage. Anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, diuretic. Used for gonorrhea, anti-aging, strengthening, detoxing, healing.
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Tukey's test revealed three distinct groups: maple and dogwood had the highest number of macroinvertebrates per unit remaining mass, alder and sweet gale were intermediate and hemlock had the fewest invertebrates.
Maple 0 Dogwood 181 0 Alder 168 221 0 Sweet gale 748 743 598 0 Hemlock 42 169 202 783 0
We expected that, as a relatively broadleafed plant with high nitrogen content, sweet gale would decompose rapidly in the stream.
However, plant species that exhibit unique chemical or morphological features, as perhaps sweet gale does, defy generalizations and may provide insight into the specific factors controlling processing and use of leaf litter in streams.
But during five years of research, throughout which we worked closely with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London, in order to authenticate the plant extracts, we discovered that Sweet Gale has some really interesting properties which make it really beneficial for people with sensitive skin.
Most importantly we discovered that essential oil from Sweet Gale has far fewer irritants than oils extracted from other plants.
Scientists also discovered that not only did Sweet Gale have fewer irritants than other plant oils, it also has anti-bacterial properties which specifically target acne and help treat blemish prone skin.
Jeremy Noseda's Sweet Gale brought up the treble when landing the 7f three-year-olds' handicap from The Fifth Member.
Tom Queally, facing six weeks' suspension, was ready with a quip to the crowd after victory on Sweet Gale