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Researchers find evidence of origins of orange, lime, lemon, grapefruit, other citrus species.
Essential oils could be a cheap and effective alternative to antibiotics and potentially used to combat drug-resistant hospital superbugs, according to research presented at the Society for General Microbiology's spring meeting in Edinburgh this week.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fragrance Shop has added over 400 new fragrances and other items to its product line in the past eighteen months. The company now boasts the largest selection of pure perfume and fragrances available on the Internet.
Find out if the climate of the southern US will support growing peppermint, which is used for essential oil, peppermint dry leaves, and the fresh herb market.
For those who do not drink, researchers have found that six essential oils â€“from thyme, clove, rose, eucalyptus, fennel and bergamotâ€”can suppress the inflammatory COX-2 enzyme, in a manner similar to resveratrol, the chemical linked with the health benefits of red wine.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Relaxation is in the air and the source of it, PocketAromaÂ® (www.PocketAroma.com), has tapped TransMedia Group to see that publicity wafts along with it.
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British researchers say tea tree oil is an effective antiseptic, but is even better when mixed with silver. Both the tea tree oils and the silver -- in the form of silver nitrate -- each effectively fight pathogens involved in skin infections in laboratory tests.
NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Named for its green, misshapen fruit, Citrus Greening Disease has destroyed millions of acres of citrus plants around the world and now puts the future of America's citrus at risk.
Bursera graveolens or Palo Santo is a tree indigenous to South America in Argetina, Paraguay, Boliva and coastal areas of Ecuador. Palo Santo means "holy wood" in English and belongs in the same family as frankincense and myrrh. Although it has been used in homeopathic medicine for years, most recently it is the extraction of essential oils that has put this plant in the spotlight. Limonene, a-Terpineol, Menthofuran and Carvone are a few of the oils derived from this plant. Native...
The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, also known as Lemon Scented Ironwood, Sweet Verbena Tree, Sweet Verbena Myrtle, or Lemon Scented Verbena, is a flowering plant native to subtropical rainforests of Queensland, Australia. This plant is classified in the family Myrtaceae and genus Backhousia. It can achieve heights as high as 5 yards, but many times it is smaller. The leaves are a glossy evergreen with smooth edges, opposite, lance-shaped, 2-5 inches in length and less than an inch...
- a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec