sweet birch


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sweet birch

n.
1. An eastern North American tree (Betula lenta), having rough, dark brownish bark and twigs that smell of wintergreen.
2. The wood of this tree. In both senses also called black birch, cherry birch.
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sweet′ birch′


n.
a North American birch, Betula lenta, having smooth, blackish bark and twigs that are a source of methyl salicylate. Also called cherry birch.
[1775–85, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet birch - common birch of the eastern United States having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood used for furnituresweet birch - common birch of the eastern United States having spicy brown bark yielding a volatile oil and hard dark wood used for furniture
Betula, genus Betula - a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches)
birch tree, birch - any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark
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Translations
Zuckerbirke
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Roots and Herbs Black or sweet birch (Betula lenta): sap, syrup, resin, and bark Black cherry (Prunus serotina)?.
Pure, cold processed herbal oil infusion combines natural active ingredients such as boswellia, arnica, sweet birch, yarrow and devil's claw to soothe and calm inflamed joints and muscles and gently stimulate circulation to support healing.
Take a hot air balloon ride above the lush forests of the mountainous terrain; take a walk under the golden yellow leaves of aspen, red and silver sugar maple and sweet birch trees and take bike tours of the grounds passing by Lake Placid which provides a striking reflection of the surrounding forests.
Other than maple and pecan products, the best remembered sweets from trees come from black birch and yellow birch--the sweet birches. The sweet birch saps have a sugar content that is roughly half that of maples.
Salycuminol is aVevy patented conjugate from the natural extracts of wintergreen, cumin, caraway and sweet birch. Its INCI is isobenzylsalicylate and isodecylsalicylate with a suggested use level of 0.3-1.3%.
* Methotrexate and aspen, meadowsweet, poplar, sweet birch, willow and wintergreen.
Enwau eraill ar olew Wintergreen yn swyddogol oedd Sweet Birch Oil, Betulae Oil neu Gaultheria Oil; ac o'r Betula lente (Betulaceae) oedd y mwyafrif yn dod.
Among them is Genesis Group International with its Sinusave nasal hygiene wash, a formula that combines menthol, eucalyptus, pine, cinnamon, spearmint, sweet birch and camphor with other active ingredients.