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Ilex spp There are over 400 species of holly including both evergreen and deciduous species or trees, shrubs and climbing vines. European holly, Ilex aquifolium. Source: Danielle Teychenne, published under CC0 Public Domain Other Names Christ's Thorn, Holy Tree, Hulver, Holme, Holme Chase, bats wings, Aquifolium, Tinne, Black drink plant, evergreen oak, ...
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Calluna vulgaris Other Names Scot's heather, Heath, Froach, Ling, Scotch heather Heather is a European native common to fields, ditches and waste areas in the cooler areas of Europe and the British Isles, especially in the heathland habitats where it is an important food source for grazing animals. Heather is a ...
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Healing with Hazel Hazel has been used in traditional medicine for draining and restoring the elasticity of lungs. The nuts are a good source of magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, copper, fatty acids and protein. Hazelnuts can be powdered and added to mead or honeyed water to help with a cough. Associations ...
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Gum Arabic

Acacia senegal Gum arabic or acacia gum is made from acacia resin, specifically that of Acacia senegal. It is used in the food industry as a stabilizer and also used as a binder in the production of incense and fireworks. It also has its own light fragrance and may be ...
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Allium sativum Other Names Stinking Rose, Ajo, Poor Man's Treacle, Stinkweed Garlic is similar to onion, except the bulb, rather than being one large bulb, is made of several cloves. It has long slender leaves that emerge directly from the ground and a striking flower head. History and Folklore Garlic ...
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Freyja is the Norse Goddess of love, beauty, magic (seidhr), fertility, war and death. Her name means "The Lady". She is one of the Vanir, sister to Freyr, daughter to Njörðr and mother to Hnoss and Gersemi by Óðr. Her name is variously spelled Frøya, Freya, Freja, Freyia, Freia and ...
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