alkanet


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perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its delicate usually blue flowers

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But if you're going to do that I recommend holding off until you get the alkanet oil and some linseed oil into the wood first.
Getting back to Al Linden, if you want to fill the pores with varnish, then as soon as the wood looks nearly as dark as you want it from hot linseed oil and/or alkanet root oil, apply a coat of best-quality spar varnish.
Over twenty-five years ago, I stained paper with alkanet and let it sit in the window and it turned to gray within two weeks.
Summary: A natural dye extracted from the roots of alkanet (Alkanna tinctoria) was applied on cotton fabric by pad-steam dyeing technique.
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To name but a few, alkanet, vipers bugloss, hounds tongue, borage, comfrey, lungwort and heliotrope are all close relatives of the common forget-me-not, often having very hairy, almost prickly leaves and white, blue and red flat or tubular flowers that are loved by bees.
Orange tips, green veined whites and small tortoiseshells fluttered around the track, where long swathes of green alkanet had burst into blue flowers.
I make up a `red ointment' using alkanet root, which has an anti- viral action which is very successful at treating actual outbreaks.
com gunsmith area and a gentleman was kind enough to tell me it was certainly alkanet root but had no idea where to obtain some.
PLANT of the week COMMON BUGLOSS OR ALKANET Anchusa officinalis The bright sapphire blue flowers of alkanet catch my eye every day in the garden.
White dead nettle, green alkanet and even star of Bethlehem are now blooming, but I could only find one cuckoo flower in flower on Sunday.
I also use an old-fashioned ointment made from alkanet root and elderflower that is a wonderful red colour and a great preventative lip balm, as well as serving as a treatment.
Green alkanet, white dead nettle, vetches and crucifers are blooming away too in many locations now that the weather is warming up.
Gary found green alkanet, round leaved speedwell, red dead-nettle, bluebell and ivy-leaved speedwell all in bloom last month.
Compared with the reaction temperature, the change of liquid yield, H2O content, the total content of the alkanets and alkenes and coke rate is not large increase, which shows that H2 velocity is a secondary factor in producing bio-fuels.