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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...

2013-10-24 23:29:06

Valoya’s wide spectrum light and other light sources were studied at a supplementary light source trial at Geisenheim Horticultural Center, in typical central European greenhouse conditions. (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Valoya’s AP673 spectrum, designed for leafy greens and herbs to maintain plants in their vegetative stage longer, resulting in high number of leaves and larger biomass. This was evident from the results at Geisenheim, where it provided the best growth for parsley and...

Cilantro Purifies Water
2013-09-12 14:45:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One favorite ingredient in salsa has been shown to help purify drinking water, according to findings presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Douglas Schauer of Ivy Tech Community College says that cilantro is an inexpensive way to purify drinking water, helping to remove lead and other potentially toxic heavy metals from contaminated H2O. The spice, also known as coriander and Thai...

2013-09-06 23:20:54

Saffron Extract Select is the high quality natural formula developed from extracts obtained from a flower. The product is a weight loss supplement which helps to promote a natural weight loss without causing any negative side effects. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Saffron Extract Select is the natural supplement prepared from the extracts of Saffron flower. The product is a natural appetite suppressant and has clinically proven effective yet the safe supplement for the weight loss. Saffron...

2013-08-29 23:04:48

Comprehensive market research study “Market Focus: Trends and Developments in the Savory Snacks Sector in Japan” elaborated by Canadean has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, contemporary marketplace challenges will not halt the Japanese savory snacks sector growth, but slow it, to a much more modest CAGR of 3.9% between 2013 and 2017. London, UK (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Weak economic growth and squeezed disposable income leading to consumer...

2013-08-24 23:02:55

FlavorVIA, diabetic drink option, is naturally sweetened with stevia. This product comes in over 30 flavors that all will enjoy. (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 FlavorVIA is one of the leading diabetic drink options on the market. Check out our site to purchase our sugar-free, ZERO calorie and ZERO carbohydrate drink enhancer. http://flavorvia.com/ FlavorVIA is a healthy water enhancer that can make wonderful teas, juice flavors, slushies and cocktail flavorings that are sugar-free, caffeine...

2013-07-31 23:31:26

Available in six flavors, Stur helps people love drinking water with natural, calorie-free, refreshing fruit flavors. West New York, NJ (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Stur, a natural stevia liquid water enhancer, helps people love drinking water with natural, calorie-free, refreshing fruit flavors. Sweetened with stevia and natural fruit flavors, Stur is great tasting, has 0 grams of sugar, 0 calories, 7 essential vitamins, and comes in a fun-to-use, portable fruit shaped bottle. Developed by...


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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.