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Polyphenolic active constituents of sumac can partially be responsible for these actions (Panico et al., 2009).
Anthocyanins and organic acids of the fruits of some species of sumac.Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 33: 209.
Our patient had spread some pounded sumac and onion on a piece of cloth before application of bandage on the avulsed penile skin with the presumption that this application would control local bleeding.
1 poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac wash in the anti-itch category, according to Information Resources Inc.
Lack of clinical experience with this type of ACD in infancy is probably determined more by infrequent exposure of infants to poison ivy, oak, or sumac than to their inability to develop an allergic response.
The poems paint indelible word pictures: "Sumac thickets by the roadbed, either side, spangled by snow, and the big moon's light.
Despite the old mnemonic "leaves of three, let it be," 60% have no idea how to identify poison ivy, oak, or sumac. Moreover, although 40% know it's best to ignore a bee or wasp, 60% are still swatting, running, or screaming in fear of being stung, actually increasing their chances of having the insect do so.
Coiled grass stems, juncus grass, sumac. Diameter: 11 1/2" (29.2 cm).
Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra) is prevalent (Chapman et al., 1993) and areas with sumac were mowed twice in 1993 (21 June and 10 August) and once in 1997 (March) to control its population (hand-clipping of sumac was done where stems of A.
Divas Exotica Billie Holiday, Carmen Miranda, Yma Sumac, Eartha Kitt, et al.
Those nasty weeds - poison ivy, poison sumac and poison oak - are the single most common cause of allergic reactions in the United States.
It's also used for sunburns, scratches, abrasions and poison ivy, oak and sumac (applied topically).
Let's face it--if you're Senator Joe or Jane American and you're being petitioned by Harry or Hortense Hippie to save some stand of staghorn sumac rather than do business with a wining, dining, perk-providing superconstruction conglomerate, you're probably going to say, "So long, sumac!" However, if the collective and organized force and rage of 10,000 sumac lovers--people who elect you and pay your salary--has been aimed at your office, then you've been given a better idea of your responsibilities and will act accordingly.
Their names even sound terrible: poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. They contain an oil called urushiol (yoo-ROO-she-all).