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Forum topic by AlaskaGuy posted 03-14-2018 05:53 AM 754 views 1 time favorited 34 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-14-2018 05:53 AM

Many uses for Alder including Alter tea and medicinal uses.

https://allaboutheaven.org/suppression/1049/115/alder

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!


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#1 posted 03-14-2018 06:27 AM

Breaks my heart thinking about all that Alder I cut up for Firewood before I became enlightened!

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#2 posted 03-14-2018 07:44 AM

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#3 posted 03-14-2018 04:35 PM

I must admit that that is one impressive armoire.

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#4 posted 03-14-2018 05:09 PM

Alder makes everything better

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#5 posted 03-14-2018 06:00 PM



I must admit that that is one impressive armoire.

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Yeah put that in the guest room oriented so they see in the dark when they get up to go potty.!!

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#6 posted 03-14-2018 08:43 PM

Yeah! I bet that would scare the water out of them. A mighty impressive piece nonetheless.

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#7 posted 03-14-2018 08:56 PM

In Irish mythology the first man was said to have been made from the alder tree. It is also considered a tree of the fairies, protected by the water fairy-folk but also representing fire and earth. Some believe faeries like to dance under these trees, especially, when they are flowering.

Ephemera: The Celtic Month Of The Alder Tree [18 March – 14 April]

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#8 posted 03-16-2018 07:07 PM

Very Interesting! Thanks.

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#9 posted 03-16-2018 09:42 PM

Alder is a member of the birch family. Also, it is said the ten commandments were originally inscribed on alder.

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#10 posted 03-16-2018 10:24 PM

George Washington’s false teeth were made from Alder.

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#11 posted 03-16-2018 10:26 PM

The engraved handles on Wyatt Earp’s guns were made of alder then sprayed with poly…

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#12 posted 03-16-2018 10:53 PM



In Irish mythology the first man was said to have been made from the alder tree. It is also considered a tree of the fairies, protected by the water fairy-folk but also representing fire and earth. Some believe faeries like to dance under these trees, especially, when they are flowering.

Ephemera: The Celtic Month Of The Alder Tree [18 March – 14 April]

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#13 posted 03-16-2018 11:02 PM

ANIMAL USES

Red alder leaves are eaten by some animals although it is not an important part of the diet of any particular animals. The larger mature trees have a broader canopy that provides warmth for some larger animals.

TRADITIONAL FIRST NATIONS USES

Red alder wood was used to make eating implements, for smoking meats, and building fires. The outer bark provided orange-red dye and the inner bark was sometimes eaten.

MODERN USES

Red alder is a very fine grained wood and today is used for making furniture, flooring and other construction. It is the most commercially important hardwood in B.C.

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#14 posted 03-16-2018 11:22 PM

It is believed that Clark Kent was never without his Alder keychain which would negate the deleterious effects of Krypton in the event he was ambushed by Lex Luthor while at work writing for the Daily Planet.

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#15 posted 03-16-2018 11:24 PM

It’s rumored that Cleopatra used alder when Marc Anthony was off fighting a war.

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