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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...

2011-06-28 04:05:00

HOUSTON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the health benefits of oregano oil is widely known to doctors and researchers alike, the organic Oregano Oil blend from Global Healing Center is one of the most potent products of its kind on the market, which is exactly why it's gaining popularity as a health supplement. The oil, which is completely organic, contains a minimum of 80% Carvacrol, a compound that is known scientifically for its antimicrobial and antiseptic properties. When buying...

2011-06-16 06:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Border Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: XBOR) ("Cross Border" or "the Company"), today announced execution of a participation agreement in the Big Star Six Shooter project targeting 320 gross acres within the Wolfberry Trend, Dawson County, Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110523/AQ07208LOGO) "We're pleased to have this opportunity to increase our interest in the Permian Basin's unconventional Wolfberry Trend," said Chairman and...

2011-06-15 09:30:00

SPARKS, Nev., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health-motivated American consumers are thirsty for tea, and ever open to new varieties. Davidson's Tulsi Tea, a unique, ancient herbal tea possessing powerful healing properties, is about to arrive in US grocery stores. Like all of Davidson's teas, Davidson's Tulsi is traceable all the way back to its source -- the company's own organic tea farms in India. Tulsi, a type of basil, also known as Holy Basil, has been revered in India as a sacred,...

2011-06-15 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Truvia® brand and Freshens, the largest frozen yogurt and smoothie company in the U.S., have collaborated to create a new frozen yogurt base formula sweetened with Truvia® rebiana that has no sugar added and is both fat-free and lower in calories compared to the original formula. The latest Truvia® rebiana sweetened formulation marks a new milestone for the company, as it replaces Freshens'...

2011-06-13 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced the commercial launch of Cerex(TM) (Panax quinquefolius) easy to use 200 mg capsules, a plant-based dietary supplement to support cognitive performance for healthy people of all ages*. MedPodium's portfolio of Nutra-Apps(TM) lifestyle supplements is specifically designed to promote health and well-being for today's tech-focused millennial generation. Cardium launched its MedPodium...

2011-06-02 12:01:00

CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products, announces the launch of a new natural flavor modifier under the trade name NSF-02. The technology for the new product is patented and proprietary to PureCircle Limited. NSF-02 is designed specifically to work well in combination with PureCircle's high purity stevia sweeteners, Reb A and SG-95, and sugar or high fructose corn syrup, enhancing flavor,...

2011-06-01 00:06:25

Sage Age Strategies is a nationally recognized senior living branding and consulting firm. They have teamed up with Moving Pictures, Inc., providing their marketing expertise to introduce Photographic Journeys to all families dealing with Alzheimer's and other memory problems. Westfield, MA (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 A Photographic Journey is an exciting new product which helps those with Alzheimer's to remember their family and friends. Moving Pictures, Inc. (MPI), a small company in Western...

2011-05-25 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC), a world leader in phytochemical reference standards and contract research, announces the addition of a new stevia standard to its reference standard offering. Laboratories doing stevia analysis will now have one complete reference standard that contains all nine of the compounds needed to perform an analysis of the extract obtained from the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni using the latest Joint FAO/WHO...


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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  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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