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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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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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