A Medicinal Homage to Trees on Arbor Day

| April 28, 2017

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Apples come from trees, and as the old saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” As legend has it, Johnny Appleseed, a.k.a. John Chapman (no relation), planted apple orchards throughout much of the countryside during the 19th century.

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