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Among the local flora being used for the collaboration are edible violets, lavender, hibiscus, tangerine flower, passion flower, pansies, chamomile, rose elderflower and pollen.
The snow, which looks almost Martian in its hue, can be blamed on a mix of sand and pollen, according to scientists.
Apitherapy -- the medicinal use of bee hive products, including honey, pollen and bee venom -- was the woman's go-to treatment for stress and contractures, a tightening of her muscles that caused stiff joints.
The Royal Society of Biology in London published a report in 2013 that found that urban areas might not have enough nectar and pollen for bees because so much of a city is concrete with manicured lawns.
Grass pollen starts becoming bothersome in springtime, so Dr. Parikh begins using allergy meds like antihistamines two weeks before the season starts.
For instance, some of the evidence for the climate hypothesis comes from pollen and diatoms from the bottom of nearby Lake Ossa.
Both Bandi and Long Gillespie also recommend keeping your windows and doors (to your home and car) closed to minimize your exposure to pollen.
Pines are wind pollinated so allow enough space between trees for air movement to carry pollen between trees.
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POLLEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pollen for English Language Learners
: the very fine usually yellow dust that is produced by a plant and that is carried to other plants of the same kind usually by wind or insects so that the plants can produce seeds
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