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2013-12-18 08:24:30

ChromaDex Tapped to Provide ISC with Reference Benchmark Standard in Proficiency Testing Program for Stevia Leaf Extracts BRUSSELS and IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Stevia Council (ISC) and ChromaDex Corp.® (OTCQB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, have entered into an...

2013-12-17 04:20:44

DRAPER, Utah, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutranomics, Inc. (OTCBB: NNRX) (OTCQB: NNRX) ("Nutranomics" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the publication of the third alternative medicine reference title authored by Company CEO, Dr. Tracy K. Gibbs, PhD. "Your Guide to Oil of Oregano" (ISBN #978-0-9919788-0-9) by Dr. Tracy Gibbs, PhD., is a concise reference guide introducing the importance of phytochemicals and focusing on oregano and its many uses in herbal medicine and...

2013-12-11 23:29:16

Parent company Wisdom Natural Brands® also honored as a Top Wellness Company Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The choice is clear: The award-winning stevia is SweetLeaf Stevia® Sweetener. SweetLeaf has received two top honors in the 5th Annual Selling Wellness Trailblazer Awards, sponsored by the industry recognized trade publication Grocery Headquarters. This prestigious recognition of “Trailblazer” was awarded to SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops™....

2013-12-11 08:21:42

DUBLIN, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fzc9cs/ginseng_cas) has announced the addition of the "Ginseng (CAS 90045-38-8) Market Research Report 2012" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Ginseng (CAS 90045-38-8) Market Research Report 2012 presents comprehensive data on ginseng markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The report includes ginseng description,...

2013-12-06 08:24:53

YUBA CITY, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Society is moving at the speed of light these days--both people and products. In this new world, the motto for the never-ending product trends and cycles could be "Upgrades R Us." That cutting-edge smartphone, bought two months ago, has already been trumped by a newer, updated version that just hit the market. That new trendy outfit--just recently overspent for--is already so last season. New trends can be beneficial; for example, the...

2013-12-03 23:34:12

Route One Pumpkins announced today the availability of two handcrafted holiday soaps: Winter Wonderland, an invigorating blend of fir and peppermint essential oils and Santa's Workshop, smelling of vanilla, chocolate, mint and vetiver, both made with nourishing,organic oils. Available now for a limited time only. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Route One Pumpkins, a boutique woman owned producer of handcrafted exclusive soap, made with locally-sourced organic pumpkin seed...

2013-11-29 08:24:31

DUBLIN, November 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2thl7f/herbal) has announced the addition of the "Herbal Supplements and Remedies - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2thl7f/herbal ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Herbal Supplement...

2013-11-25 23:02:32

Artisan soapmakers from Osmia Organics release another luxury bar soap with lavender and wild mint essential oils. Carbondale, CO (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Lavender Mint Soap is the latest addition to Osmia's collection of soaps, named the best luxury body soaps by Organic Beauty Talk in 2012. The new soap is made with wild-harvested mango butter and extra virgin, organic olive oil - a combination that provides an extremely smooth texture, both while using the soap, and on the skin...

2013-11-18 12:29:39

CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Ophelia is introducing its new All-Natural Peppermint Bark Dark Chocolate Bar for the holiday season which features Cascade Pacific Essential Oils' premium natural peppermint oil. Wild Ophelia® connects the American farmers' movement with chocolate. Wild Ophelia sources all-natural, often organic ingredients from esteemed farms and artisans throughout the USA, including natural peppermint oil from Cascade Pacific Essential Oils. This...

2013-11-14 23:00:48

Two distinguished global Stevie Awards follow Top Women in Grocery victory. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Carol May, President of Wisdom Natural Brands®, parent company of the leading stevia brand SweetLeaf®, was honored with an unprecedented three coveted awards in the last week; two international awards at the 10th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business as well as a leading businesswoman in the grocery industry from Progressive Grocer. At the celebration for 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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