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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...

2011-08-15 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...

2011-07-12 00:00:54

The Weed Science Society of America says those weeds overrunning your lawn or garden may have redeeming value. Some are actually edible and can make a tasty addition to your dinner table. But exercise caution and make certain you know what you're gathering. Some weeds can be deadly. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 If you're growing weary of the never-ending battle against weeds, there may be one unique way to exact revenge. Scientists with the Weed Science Society of America(WSSA)...

2011-06-30 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, June 30, 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 the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China has granted China patent No. ZL200710301682X to China Botanic for its proprietary process to separate and extract effective...

2011-06-30 00:00:27

Global Healing Center's organic oregano oil blend contains the highest amount of the beneficial ingredient Carvacrol. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Doctors and researchers have long known about the health benefits of oregano oil, but now, according to Global Healing Center, this health supplement is gaining popularity by those looking to improve their health and wellbeing. The oil of oregano from Global Healing Center contains a minimum of 80% Carvacrol, the most beneficial ingredient...


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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'