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Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
It's been less than two weeks since I wrote the article for Jera; so it looks like I'm back on track. This Rune is both fascinating and multifaceted! Both the Sheils and Edred Thorsson identify Eihwaz with Yggdrasil, the Norse World Tree or Cosmic Axis. The...
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The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life is a glyph is intended to represent the cosmos in its entirety and the soul of man. We use this Tree as a tool to calculate the intricacies of existence. The glyph is made up of ten circles, Sephirah, or spheres. The Sephiroth represent the...
Magick >> Qabalah
The Walnut tree – a vegetative guardian angel
Nature gave us a wonderful tree providing strength, stability and protection in a number of ways. The Black Walnut brings healing on the psychological and emotional plane, cures the body and nurtures the nervous system. The Walnut tree speaks to me mostly in...
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Pepper Tree: Correspondences
Schinus molle Folk Names: California Pepper Tree, Peruvian Mastic Tree, Piru Gender: Masculine Planet: Mars Element: Fire Deity: Power: Purification, Healing, Protection...
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The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
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Acclimation of Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia) - Tree Physiology
female Pacific yew trees growing in full-sun and shaded loca- tions were .
Biodiversity Conservation: Outline
Large fraction of existing pharmaceuticals were derived from natural substances. • Quinine from chinchona tree (malaria).
Taxus L.
Florida yew is a small, broad tree, about 1 to 5 m in height at maturity (Redmond 1984).
Industrial Uses of Agricultural Materials Situation and Outlook Report
production will put the issue of harvesting Pacific yew trees to rest. Neem-based biopesticides are being introduced for use on food crops.

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It's Time For A National Institute of People's Medicine.
Also increasingly scarce is Taxol (Paclitaxel), a gift from the Pacific Yew Tree and discovered through research financed by the National Cancer Institute.
Drugs from the crucible of nature
Taxol was discovered from the bark of the Pacific yew tree and its structure elucidated by Mansukh Wani and the late Monroe Wall at Research Triangle Institute in 1971. Taxol was originally written with a little "t" when so named by Wall and Wani.
Faculty News from UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
The award is named after the late program director at the National Cancer Institute, Suffness, who played a prominent role in the development of the anti-cancer drug taxol which was initially derived from the Pacific yew tree.

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Taxus brevifolia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taxus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taxus brevifolia (Pacific - Northeastern Area - USDA Forest Service
Pacific yew (Taxus brevifolia), also called western yew, is a coniferous tree associated with several conifer and hardwood tree species on a variety of sites.
Pacific Yew Tree -
Recently, the Pacific Yew tree, which only grows in the Northwestern United S tates , has received media attention because of its amazing anti-cancer properties.
The World´s Tree Species: Pacific yew - Taxus brevifolia
The Pacific yew tree (species: Taxus brevifolia) is common in the forests of the Northwestern United States.

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