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2014-04-15 23:07:00

The natural skin care company has partnered with Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network in an effort to help conserve biodiversity and create jobs in Madagascar. Sterling, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 For over a decade, Shea Terra Organics, a natural skin care line made using indigenous African ingredients, has provided 100% Pure Tamanu Oil (Certified Organic) from Madagascar. Starting this month, the oil that customers have come to love for its healing and anti-aging benefits will now be...

2014-04-15 16:28:12

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - When you walk down the aisles of your local grocery store, there's a good chance you'll see a parent or two scrupulously reading packaging for buzzwords, like healthy, organic and natural -- the list goes on. Maybe you're one of those parents. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/73262 When making food decisions for your family, you might be looking for healthy, delicious options that your children will want to eat....

2014-04-01 23:01:54

Feet Treat offers a natural skin remedy for itchy, dry feet. Zion FeetTreat Xtreme, now sold at Whole Foods Market in Walnut Creek, CA. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Natural health product pioneer Zion Health introduces its all-natural foot cream as a new addition to Whole Foods Market, located at 1333 Newell Ave in Walnut Creek, CA. Zion Health is pleased to announce that eco-friendly, organic grocer Whole Foods Market located on 1333 Newell Ave in Walnut Creek, CA will now carry Zion’s...

2014-04-01 23:00:18

Today, UWDress.com has excitedly announced its new selection of eggplant prom dresses. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Today, UWDress.com, a renowned wedding dress manufacturer and retailer from China, has excitedly announced its new selection of eggplant prom dresses. Moreover, the company has launched a promotion of the fresh gowns. Now, all of them are offered at deeply discounted prices, up to 70% off. The CEO of the company says, “We are happy to release the new designs of eggplant prom...

2014-03-31 23:27:38

Less than two weeks after participating in the Natural Products West Expo in Anaheim, California, Herbal Papaya is pleased to announce new formals and products as a direct result of customer, health professional and retailer feedback. Murphy, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 “Meeting with customers, media, distributors and retailers, was truly a pleasure and very enlightening. We learned so much, and truly appreciate the feedback we received. We have been working non-stop to implement the...

Scientists Discover Bacterial Resistance To Improve Biofuel Production
2014-03-28 14:49:50

Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a multi-institutional partnership led by Berkeley Lab, have identified the genetic origins of a microbial resistance to ionic liquids and successfully introduced this resistance into a strain of E. coli bacteria for the production of advanced biofuels. The ionic liquid resistance is based on a pair of genes discovered in a bacterium native to a tropical rainforest in Puerto...

2014-03-27 23:32:31

Puig Hair Restoration Center Introduces Nerium Products Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 For more than 30 years, Dr. Carlos Puig has operated the Puig Hair Restoration Center as one of the leading centers for hair restoration and transplants. By conducting countless hours of research and product development, Puig Hair Restoration Center is an invaluable tool for enhancing people's natural appearance by promoting and maintaining full heads of hair. Assisting in these efforts is the...

2014-03-26 23:02:52

The Grounds Guys have ways to walk away “alive” using plants and other natural foliage to avoid being made a zombie. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 From the hit television show “The Walking Dead” to the popular online game Plants vs. Zombies, now, more than ever, it is time to be prepared to survive the zombie apocalypse. Overall, surviving a zombie apocalypse may sound tough, but The Grounds Guys have ways to walk away “alive” using plants and other natural foliage to...

2014-03-21 20:20:53

' has a host of unforgettable characters keeping you on the seat of your pants. NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In 'Losing Plum Blossom' a compelling novel of love, intrigue and war in the Far East, by Eleanor Morris Wu, published by BookBaby, Clarissa, a Vietnam war widow from Kansas travels to Taiwan the last place her husband was deployed before he was shot down over China. Depressed and lonely, Clarissa falls madly in love with the charismatic half Taiwanese,...

2014-03-21 16:21:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The past winter of seemingly unending snowstorms and frigid temperatures has proved to be a strong ally for state woodland managers battling the No. 1 enemy of Pennsylvania hemlocks, but the reprieve could be short-lived, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials said today. "The hemlock woolly adelgid has been dealt a deadly blow, ongoing forest research is showing us, but enough of the invasive insects...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis
2014-07-15 12:33:20

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the sub-alpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota. One of the oldest trees to be documented is found in Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon and is reported to be 2000 years old. This pine is also known as the Southwestern White Pine and Rocky Mountain White Pine. The Limber pine is drought tolerant and grows at high elevations (5000-12,000 feet) marking the...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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