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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...

2011-05-23 07:52:00

CHICAGO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of Cascade Pacific Essential Oils will be attending the May 24-26, 2011 National Confectioners Association SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO® in Chicago, which is the largest confectionery, candy, cookie and snack show in the Americas, to highlight Cascade Pacific's premium peppermint oil. Cascade Pacific Essential Oils (http://www.cascadepacificpeppermint.com) is a vertically integrated and family-owned peppermint growing and...

2011-04-21 11:15:00

BERKELEY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Annmarie Gianni Skin Care's new Rosemary Toning Mist, the latest body care product added to the organic skin care line, is formulated to balance natural skin oils and control blemishes. The company, whose dedication to environmental conservation and awareness has gained them international attention, chose to coincide the launch of their new product with Earth Day. Formulated with Rosemary Hydrosol, a distillate from the rosemary leaf, this...

2011-03-22 08:44:00

PRINEVILLE, Ore., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cascade Pacific Essential Oils, a family-owned and -operated producer of premium quality peppermint oil in Oregon and Washington, has recently unveiled a new line of premium quality peppermint oil. Cascade Pacific Essential Oils (http://www.cascadepacificessentialoils.com/) grows its peppermint in the fertile valleys near the Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, with pure water fed by mountain glaciers, and fresh, moist air from the...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.