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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...

2013-11-25 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...

2013-11-14 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...

2013-11-13 23:29:39

Goji Advance weight loss formula is the latest weight loss supplement prepared from the Goji Berry. Goji Advance weight loss product has announced special deals and offers to its valuable customers at http://slimmingbeauties.com/goji-advance-reviews. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Goji Advance weight loss formula is the latest breakthrough in the diet market that has captured high attention from media and high profile people within a short time period. The product is quickly and increasingly...

2013-10-30 23:30:36

A new series of educational videos discusses all aspects of the popular weight loss and appetite suppressant recently featured on "The Dr. Oz Show". Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Saffron Extract Advisor, an educational website that explains everything there is to know about weight loss supplement saffron extract, announces the addition of several new educational videos to the website at SaffronExtractAdvisor.com. Explaining what it is, how it works and how to get...

2013-10-30 23:02:57

Osmia Organics releases a new, deep orange soap called Zucca Spice for the cold weather months, scented with organic coriander seed essential oil. Carbondale, CO (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Osmia Organics announces its new Zucca Spice soap today. The artisan, luxury skin care line is known for its attractive, hand-made soaps, using organic and natural ingredients. This latest formulation includes organic pumpkin pulp - the flesh of the fruit itself - hence, the name Zucca, which means...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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