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2014-02-18 23:31:49

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) already has an important role for agarwood where it is used to relieve spasms and pain, treat the digestive system, regulate the vital organs (heart, lungs, liver), and to lower and redirect energy levels to support the kidneys. It is also used to treat tightness in the chest, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and asthma. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 In a new investment programme, Asia Plantation Capital is engaging various academics in Southeast Asia to...

2013-06-03 23:00:43

In time for Father's Day, this unisex scent, based on the smell of wet leather, is a unique, artisan gift handmade in Colorado. Carbondale, CO (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 For centuries, perfumers have been intrigued by the smell of leather - comforting, exotic, sensual, warm, and right on the line between masculine and feminine. A pair of brand new boots, or an old, leather-bound book, or a pair of gloves worn thin by physical work - all of these are held together by the primitive, softly sweet...

2010-03-15 09:34:03

Beyond the headline-grabbing proposals on bluefin tuna and ivory trade, the largest wildlife trade convention meeting this week will also address several timber-related issues "“ an often overlooked responsibility of the Convention on International Trade and Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES). In a CITES meeting on Friday, Peru was given a six month ultimatum to address critical issues over the illegal mahogany trade. The CITES Standing Committee "“ the body that...

2007-10-29 12:00:23

By Charoen Kittikanya, Bangkok Post, Thailand Oct. 29--Touchwood Forestry Co, which operates about 2,000 rai of managed agarwood forest in Prachin Buri, plans to open an agarwood oil refinery in Kabin Buri industrial estate, expand its business and introduce new plant species. Chief executive Pierre Maloney said the company planned to open a small-scale oil plant worth about five million baht in the first quarter of next year. He said Touchwood would also launch a marketing...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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