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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.

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

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

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,


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...

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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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.