Latest Herbs Stories

2012-03-28 23:01:41

Lily´s Sweets, an innovative new chocolatier, has announced the arrival of the first Fair Trade Certified, stevia-sweetened chocolate bars made with 55 percent cocoa. Made from the finest all-natural ingredients, Lily´s bars are naturally 25 percent lower in calories than other 55 percent dark chocolates sweetened with sugar. Four flavors, Original, Crispy Rice, Coconut and Almond, are debuting in Whole Foods Market stores in March. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2012...

2012-03-06 08:00:00

Aura Cacia®, America´s leading essential oil brand, is introducing a new line of Essential Solutions mists. The five new mists can be used for both room and body. Packaged conveniently in a two-ounce aluminum bottle with mist dispenser for ease of use, each unique essential oil blend offers solutions for everyday situations. Urbana, IA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Now, instead of reaching for that cup of jolt or the pill to help you experience restful, dreamy slumber, we all have a more...

2012-01-23 00:00:00

Protica, Inc., the makers of the first capsulized protein beverage, Profect®, added a new brand to its product line: Proasis® is an all-natural version of Profect made with the natural sweetener rebaudioside A. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 Protica, Inc., the makers of the first capsulized protein beverage, Profect®, added a new brand to its product line. Following the FDA approval of rebaudioside A, Proasis®, hit store shelves. Proasis is an all-natural version of...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

Liquid Stevia is on the way to the product line of True Healthy Products, a natural nutrition company based out of Florida, alternative sugar product is safe for diabetics and dieters (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Florida nutrition company, True Healthy Products, offers products that are all natural with a focus on supplementation for good health and nutrition. New liquid Stevia, a natural sugar free plant based sweetener will soon be added to their product line. The product will be a great...

2011-12-22 08:00:00

CKJ VIP members and customers invited to luncheon fundraiser and movie to support the NCOA and Integrative medical centers Cerritos, CA (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Korea Ginseng Corporation´s U.S. branch (http://www.kgcus.com) concluded 2011 by holding a meaningful event to give back to the community and share a cultural experience with valued customers. KGC held their “Cheong-Kwan-Jang Sharing Happiness Fundraising Party” to give appreciation to VIP clients and customers...

Latest Herbs Reference Libraries

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

Laurel, Laurus novocanariensis
2014-02-14 14:59:58

Laurus novocanariensis is a large shrub or tree that belongs to the Lauraceae family. The genus includes 3 species each containing several overlapping characteristics. L. novocanariensis can grow up to 66 feet high. It has aromatic, dark green glossy and leathery leaves, which have small glands in the armpit of the spine. The shrub or tree has lateral veins. It bears small white flowers that are about .4 inches in diameter.  The flowers are born in pairs beside a leaf. The fruit it...

2009-03-27 17:54:25

The annual herb, Borage, better known as Starflower, originated in Syria, but has been naturalized throughout the Mediterranean region, in addition to Asia Minor, Europe, North Africa and South America. The plant grows to heights of about 2 to 3 feet with bristly stems and leaves. The leaves themselves are alternately arranged and simple, and measure between 2 and 6 inches long. Five narrow, triangular-pointed petals make up the individual flowers. However, many of these flowers bloom...

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