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2013-12-12 23:24:52

For those who haven’t completed their holiday shopping, Nora Ross has extended its free shipping offer (on orders over $45) to Dec. 20th -- giving customers ample time to receive their orders in time for Christmas (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Due to popular demand, Nora Ross, the leader in garlic hair treatment and supplements for over 20 years, is pleased to extend its limited-time offer of free shipping (for orders over $45) until December 20th. “This shipping offer has been a hit with...

2013-12-03 13:39:36

New research from New Zealand will help to breed new onions tailored to grow in specific conditions. Onions, the third largest vegetable crop in the world, form a bulb in response to lengthening days, however the molecular mechanisms controlling this response were not previously known. Research undertaken by Plant & Food Research and the University of Otago has identified the gene controlling bulb development, the first step in discovering genetic markers that can be used as tools to...

Garlic Not Only Wards Off Vampires, But May Also Protect Babies From Contaminants Found In Baby Formula
2013-11-26 06:40:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the University of British Columbia reveals that although eating garlic might make your breath a bit unpleasant, it may be a good choice for your baby. The research team found two compounds, diallyl sulfide and ajoene, derived from garlic that significantly reduce the contamination risk from Cronobacter sakazakii in the production of dry infant formula powder. The results of this study were published in a recent issue...

2013-10-30 23:02:08

Late fall before the ground freezes is the best time to plant bulbs. King Kullen has tips and advice for gardeners on fall planting. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 October, or late fall, is the time to plant spring flowering bulbs. King Kullen has some tips and advice for gardeners to ensure their spring blooms are healthy and vibrant. There is a wide array of spectacular bulbs that are just perfect for planting in the late fall such as tulips, lilies, daffodils and hyacinths....

Garlic Consumption Linked To Lower Risk Of Lung Cancer
2013-08-10 05:42:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It may not do much for your breath, but new research appearing in the journal Cancer Prevention Research reveals consuming raw garlic can nearly halve a person’s risk of contracting lung cancer. According to Hayley Dixon of The Telegraph, men and women who regularly eat the popular culinary ingredient were 44 percent less likely to suffer from the disease. Furthermore, even smokers benefitted from a garlic-eating regimen, seeing...

2013-06-25 23:28:37

From key ingredient in gourmet food to key component in the quest for good health: Garlic, when taken in supplement form, can contribute to healthy cholesterol levels, according to a recent find by the University of Adelaide in Australia. Experts at Alliforce.com, a leading provider of all-natural garlic supplements containing Allicin, comment on these findings. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 From key ingredient in gourmet food to key component in the quest for good health: Garlic, when taken in...

Kyrgyz Onion Species Discovered After Going Unnoticed For A 100 Years
2013-04-02 12:58:10

Pensoft Publishers Situated at the foothills of the Western Tian-Shan, Kyrgyzstan is home to a diverse range of vascular plants, many of which are endemic and can only be found in very narrowly circumscribed areas. Such is the case for the onion species Allium spathulatum that had long remained undetected in spite of living within the famous Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve. Even in close proximity to the headquarters it remained unnoticed until it was finally described in 1998. The species...

2013-02-14 23:02:57

Young Guns Produce, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of Hatch Green Chile, has expanded and updated its onion packing facility under the brand of Billy the Kid in Deming, New Mexico. (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Young Guns Produce, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of authentic Hatch green chile, has expanded and updated its onion packing facility under the brand of Billy the Kid in Deming, New Mexico. “This new venture was first thought of because we felt the need to modernize our...

2013-01-08 05:01:55

This week, Everyday Vitamin, a natural products company and online retailer of branded vitamins and dietary supplements, announced that Nature Made´s Odor Control Garlic (1250 mg) dietary supplement made its way onto shelves and their online inventory. Nature Made´s Odor Control Garlic is said to help maintain normal blood cholesterol levels already within normal range. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 “We´re excited about carrying this quality garlic...

2012-08-05 23:01:58

Natural Health Sherpa reviews studies on the health benefits of garlic and publishes its findings. (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Natural Health Sherpa publishes an article that confirms that garlic can help prevent heart attacks and stroke. “Research has shown that garlic has a myriad of cardiovascular benefits. Specifically, it reduces cholesterol levels and helps reduce blood clots,” according to Natural Health Sherpa. A laboratory study published in the Journal of Nutrition showed...

Latest Allium Reference Libraries

2009-04-17 14:37:21

The Death Camas or Meadow Death Camas (Zigadenus venenosus) is a species of flowering plant that occurs in some regions of western North America. It can often be confused with the edible onion of the genus Allium. They are found in dry meadows and on dry hillsides as well as sagebrush slopes and mountain forests. The plant is up to 27.55 inches tall with long, grass-like leaves. The bulbs are oval and look like onions. The flowers are cream colored or white and grow in pointed clusters....

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