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(Elements & Compounds) the dried root bark of the wax myrtle, used as a tonic and to treat diarrhoea
[C18: via Latin from Greek murikē the tamarisk]
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Noun1.myrica - deciduous aromatic shrubs or small treesMyrica - deciduous aromatic shrubs or small trees
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Myricaceae, Myricaceae, wax-myrtle family - constituting the order Myricales
Myrica gale, Scotch gale, sweet gale - bog shrub of north temperate zone having bitter-tasting fragrant leaves
wax myrtle - any shrub or small tree of the genus Myrica with aromatic foliage and small wax-coated berries
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* BAYBERRY (Myrica pensylvanica)--tufted titmouse, Carolina wren, red-bellied woodpecker, tree swallow, black-capped chickadee
INGREDIENTS WT% Phase A Bayberry Wax (Koster Keunen, Inc) 12.0 (Myrica cerifera (bayberry) wax) Sunflower Wax (Koster Keunen, Inc) 13.0 (Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed wax) Kester Wax K-60P (Koster Keunen, Inc) 15.0 (Polyhydroxystearic acid) Kester Wax K-24 (Koster Keunen, Inc) 8.0 (Lauryl laurate) Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Lincoln Fine Ingredients) 29.0 (Cocos nucifera (coconut) oil) Jojoba Oil (Lincoln Fine Ingredients) 12.0 (Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil) Rice Bran Oil (Lincoln Fine Ingredients) 8.0 (Oryza sativa (rice bran) oil) Soft Calcium Powder ST147010 (Brenntag Specialties) 2.0 (Calcium carbonate (and) capryloyl lysine) Vitamin E Acetate (BASF) 0.8 (Tocopheryl acetate) Fragrance (Parfum) 0.2 PROCEDURE: Combine all ingredients except for the fragrance.
Indeed, the recording of sassafras (Sassafras albidum), dogwood (Camus spp), and myrtle (Myrica spp) in the witness tree surveys here suggest this type of bias may not have been significant.
lystyfiant hi--Un o'r planhigion sy'n ffynnu yma ydi helygen Fair (Myrica gale) ac roedd yn hyfryd ei gweld yn tyfu wrth ochr y llwybr pren sy'n arwain drwy'r gors.
Hongfei, "An adaptive neural-fuzzy inference system (ANFIS) for detection of bruises on Chinese bayberry (Myrica rubra) based on fractal dimension and RGB intensity color", Journal of Food Engineering, vol.
Ye, "Characterization of aroma-active volatiles in three Chinese bayberry (Myrica rubra) cultivars using GC-MS-olfactometry and an electronic nose combined with principal component analysis," Food Research International, vol.
Myricitrin (Figure 5(g)) is a flavone exact from the root bark of Myrica cerifera, Myrica esculenta, Ampelopsis grossedentata, and other plants.