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2014-02-05 00:20:59

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweet Green Fields (SGF), the leading U.S. science based, natural sweetener innovator, today announced it was granted a product patent (regardless of manufacturing process) by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) for Rebaudioside A (Reb A) products greater than 98.6 percent purity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/SF59300LOGO) "Sweet Green Fields achieved another industry first, as no other patents...

2014-01-31 23:01:06

Essential Wholesale & Labs shares insight into the efficacy of essential oils as preservatives. While essential oils possess powerful anti-microbial properties, they will not function as full-spectrum preservatives. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Essential oil lovers are seeing more and more studies demonstrating that essential oils have powerful anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Tea tree, cinnamon, clove, wild oregano, peppermint, thyme and other oils are regularly...

2014-01-23 16:21:56

Ginseng stakeholders challenge 'Appalachian Outlaws' to set the record straight ATHENS, Ohio., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental, trade and academic organizations are criticizing History(®) (formerly The History Channel) for its false portrayal of the wild American ginseng harvest presented on its 'reality' style show, 'Appalachian Outlaws.' This series showcases trespassing and theft, parodies rural Americans as criminals, and ignores the tradition of wild...

2014-01-10 12:26:09

ATHENS, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Plant Savers is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of medicinal plants native to the United States and Canada. As advocates for the dwindling populations of wild American Ginseng, United Plant Savers is expressing concern to the History Channel and its viewers over how the harvest of wild American Ginseng is being portrayed in the recent series 'Appalachian Outlaws'. This concern stems from the...

2014-01-07 23:30:28

Organic Stevia Drops Add Flavor to Help Consumers Increase Hydration, Reduce Sugar Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 SweetLeaf Stevia® Sweetener, the top-selling natural stevia sweetener,* moves into stores this January with SweetLeaf® Sweet Drops™ water enhancers. Made with organic stevia extract and plant-based flavors, with zero calories, zero carbs, the water enhancers come in 1.5 ounce “droplet” bottles, in four flavors. Portable and convenient, the water...

2013-12-26 23:19:51

Shane Michaels releases a review of Panaseeda Coriander Seed Oil Created by Activation Products using premium coriander seeds to create a product designed for improved health. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Activation Product’s Panaseeda Coriander Seed Oil created to promote improvement in body function and overall wellness has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting and investigative review. “While most people typically think of coriander seed as being a culinary...

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™....


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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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pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
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