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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

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

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

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


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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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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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