Astragal

Business / Construction / Astragal: A molding, attached to one of a pair of swinging double doors, against which the other door strikes.

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus)

Health / Herbs / Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus): An immune stimulant thought to inhibit tumor growth and often used to help reduce the side effects of chemotherapy. It supports the production of interferons (proteins our cells produce to fight out v MORE

Tragacanth

Life Style / Painting / Tragacanth: A binding agent made from Astragalus plants, used in watercolour paints and pastels. MORE

Gums

Life Style / Painting / Gums: The principal binder for water-colour is gum arabic, it comes from certain acacia trees growing in Africa, Asia and Australia. Gum tragacanth is used as a binder for chalks and pastels; it is procured MORE

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