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2011-10-14 04:20:02

- Following the Great East Japan Earthquake, Dramatically Improved Efficacy in Rice Growth - Tokyo, Oct 14, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - B&L Corporation has announced that it experienced dramatic improvement in soil conditions following the application of its agricultural products for salt removal from rice paddies which were brine damaged due to the Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami.B&L's natural agricultural products, which had been suggested...

2011-10-13 08:21:00

THOMASVILLE, Ga., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsQuest, Inc., (Pink Sheets: SPQS) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Maize Pluss, has signed a contract to distribute Organic Stevia, an USDA FDA approved organic sweetener, to its portfolio of products. "We are very pleased with the performance of Maize since our acquisition. We are building a very strong distribution channel and will to monetize these relationships with a diverse product line. This contract is...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle, the global leader in the production of high purity stevia products, provided an update on the rapid expansion of its stevia supply in the U.S. as its partner, S&W Seed Company, neared completion and drying of stevia leaf in its first commercial level harvest. S&W plans to expand stevia plantings in California by the spring of 2012. PureCircle, the world's leading producer of high purity stevia products, entered into a...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Botanic Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE AMEX: CBP) ("China Botanic" or the "Company"), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM") in China, today announced that on September 17, 2011, the Company hosted the National Marine and Terrestrial Symposium on Research and Development of Polysaccharide, Peptide and Natural Innovative Drugs (the "Symposium") in...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), today announced that it has completed the in-field portion of its first stevia harvest and is in the process of drying and separating stevia leaf from the stem in the field and in its processing facility in Five Points, California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110922/LA73272) Shipment of the dried stevia leaf to PureCircle, the world's leading producer of high purity stevia...

2011-09-07 09:32:00

ROCKLEIGH, N.J., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1981, Ginseng UP has been on the lips of loyal followers throughout the Caribbean eager to get their daily dose of ginseng. Ginseng, a botanical extract, has been a nutritional supplement in Asian diets for more than 6,000 years and is believed to boost energy, relieve stress and improve memory. Now, after thirty years of popularity overseas, New Jersey-based Ginseng UP is preparing a full-scale, national launch here at home. Packed...

2011-09-03 18:00:00

GojiBerries.us, a retailer and wholesaler of Goji berries and seeds, reported about the rising demand of Goji berries among celebrities worldwide. The retailer revealed that celebrities have experienced a number of health benefits with Goji berries, in both, dried and juice form. Salem, Oregon (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 GojiBerries.us, a retailer and wholesaler of Goji berries and seeds, reported about the rising demand of Goji berries among celebrities worldwide. The retailer revealed that...

2011-08-24 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vastra, a global wellness clothing company based out of Washington, DC, launched its online store early this week with a line of apparel and bedding based on the 5000 year old medicine system of Ayurveda. Vastra is an ancient word from Sanskrit that translates to 'clothing' or fabric' . Through its line of men's and women's apparel and bedsheets, Vastra plans to promote the concept of achieving wellness through organic clothing that is dyed with...

2011-08-15 06:38:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Many people use herbal medicines believing them to be safe simply because they are 'natural'. However many of these products have potentially dangerous interactions with other drugs and can have similar side effects to conventional drugs. This new study reveals that many over-the-counter herbal products do not contain any of the key information required for safe use. Despite their wholesome image, many herbal products have adverse effects and a third of users are...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

Korea Ginseng Corp. provides Cheong Kwan Jang red ginseng products for players at US Women's Open 2011. Cerritos, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Cheong Kwan Jang, Korea's representative brand of ginseng, provides their premium red ginseng products to professional golf players at US Women's Open 2011. Korea Ginseng Corp. provides complimentary Cheong Kwan Jang products, Extract Limited and Extract Tea, for players and related party of 150 people at US Women's Open 2011 held in Springs, Colorado...


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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...

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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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