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2012-10-26 04:04:06

Stivii, newcomer to the natural sweetener industry, is proud to announce the launch of its new 0 calorie, 0 carbohydrate, Stevia-based sweetener. These mini natural sweeteners, dispensed via handy dispensers allow users to always have their sweetener on hand at all times. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Stivii, newcomer to the natural sweetener industry, is proud to announce the launch of its new 0 calorie, 0 carbohydrate, Stevia-based sweetener. This alternative to sugar, which is...

2012-10-05 23:00:45

New essential oil of Tulsi, or Holy Basil, offers aromatherapeutic benefits that can boost body, mind, and spirit during times of stress or cold season. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 ORGANIC INDIA, manufacturers of herbal wellness teas and dietary supplements available at organicindiausa.com, launches its new Tulsi-Holy Basil 100% Pure Certified-Organic Therapeutic Essential Oil. This essential oil of Tulsi offers aromatherapeutic benefits that can boost body, mind, and spirit during...

2012-09-27 23:01:49

Under-appreciated herb varieties from herb specialist, The Growers Exchange http://www.thegrowers-exchange.com, are a snap to grow in kitchen gardens Charles City, VA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 If common kitchen herbs have started to lose their zest, then maybe it´s time to try something a little different. "Over the past few years, we have seen an increased interest in growing herbs for culinary and medicinal uses,” says Briscoe White, owner and herb farmer at The Growers...

2012-09-12 23:00:56

Growing herbs indoors allows for fresh scents and bold flavors all winter long from The Growers Exchange. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 A lavender scented breeze evokes memories of cool summer nights. The smell of fresh basil brings back the taste of juicy tomatoes and a whiff of mint reminds us of sipping delicious iced tea on the porch. If these scents conjure the memory of a long lost summer, then think again. Fresh herbs can be a year round treat. The Growers Exchange new...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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