Tag Archives: Botany

Forest Plants for Medicinal Uses Willow, Wild Mint, Chamomile, Red Huckleberry

By Liliana Usvat As far back as 400B.C., people had learned that chewing on a piece of willow bark could get rid of a headache or lessen the pain of a toothache. Today we know that willow bark contains salicin, … Continue reading

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Austrian Company Cuts Romanian Forests

By Liliana Usvat Austrian timber giant Schweighofer is further expanding sawmilling and timber processing operations in Romania that will lead to a massive increase in export capacity. Holzindustrie Schweighofer is investing €150m in a state-of-the-art plant in Covasna that will … Continue reading

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Forests Trees and Smog

By Liliana Usvat It’s time to talk seriously about using trees and other city-cooling ideas, such as reflective or cool roofs or green roofs. It’s a fight against the phenomenon called the urban heat island. Cities become heat islands as … Continue reading

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50 Tips for Men from Trees

50 tips for men from trees … 1. Not up to you how you were born . And new trees are of several kinds . Seem sad willows , oak – strong maple – proud, but each has the same … Continue reading

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Planting Fruit Trees on the Side Roads of the Cities

By Liliana Usvat There are cities and towns  in Banat Romania that plant fruit trees close to the roads, on public property. There are plum trees, cherry trees, walnuts trees. These trees are used to protect the road with the … Continue reading

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Forests Talk

There are Spirits dwelling within and all around Nature…. There are Water Spirits, Rock Spirits, Tree Spirits, Plant Spirits, and so forth and so on. Each has its own deep wisdom and power. When we befriend these Nature Spirits, our … Continue reading

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