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2012-04-17 23:03:38

The Growers Exchange shares the top culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs seen in gardens Spring 2012 Charles City, VA (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 The National Garden Bureau has designated 2012 as The Year of the Herb, and gardeners are planting both traditional and exciting new varieties, according to The Growers Exchange, a leading online purveyor of herbs. “Some of the bestselling herbs for spring may surprise gardeners,” says Briscoe White, head farmer of The Growers Exchange....

2012-04-16 14:21:09

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today everyone leads a full life, with work, exercise, travel, study, and deadlines, but dealing with all that stress can make it difficult to stay hydrated, energized, and healthy. Now, deliciously refreshing Mr. Pink(TM) Ginseng Drinks (www.mrpinkbeverages.com) offer a convenient way to restore and rejuvenate, and support an active and healthy lifestyle. Mr. Pink's uniquely formulated drinks support balanced energy and increased...

2012-03-28 23:01:41

Lily´s Sweets, an innovative new chocolatier, has announced the arrival of the first Fair Trade Certified, stevia-sweetened chocolate bars made with 55 percent cocoa. Made from the finest all-natural ingredients, Lily´s bars are naturally 25 percent lower in calories than other 55 percent dark chocolates sweetened with sugar. Four flavors, Original, Crispy Rice, Coconut and Almond, are debuting in Whole Foods Market stores in March. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2012...

2012-03-26 02:27:21

MUMBAI, India, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global peppermint oil and spearmint oil supplies are expected to fall in 2012, according to mint distillation industry representatives in India. As a result of a variety of factors, peppermint oil and spearmint oil production in several major mint growing areas in India will be in short supply in 2012 and possibly in 2013, according to Dr. Raj Kumar, U.S. Technical Director of Mint Distillers Organisation of India. For peppermint (Mentha...

2012-03-06 08:00:00

Aura Cacia®, America´s leading essential oil brand, is introducing a new line of Essential Solutions mists. The five new mists can be used for both room and body. Packaged conveniently in a two-ounce aluminum bottle with mist dispenser for ease of use, each unique essential oil blend offers solutions for everyday situations. Urbana, IA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Now, instead of reaching for that cup of jolt or the pill to help you experience restful, dreamy slumber, we all have a more...

2012-02-23 08:00:00

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced it has recently reached milestones in S&W's stevia breeding program. Under the direction of stevia pioneer, Dr. Clinton Shock, the company's breeding program has produced a new stevia plant line that shows elevated mass (or potential yield) of leaf per plant as well as high overall levels of steviol glycosides. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120223/LA58409) S&W...

2012-02-21 18:31:00

Article Notes History of Confusion of Skullcap with Germander AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The substitution and adulteration of skullcap with germander is a challenge that has plagued the herb industry in the United States and elsewhere for over 30 years, and the problem still persists today, according to an article in the Winter 2012 issue of HerbalGram (#93), which has just been released.(1) (Logo:...

2012-01-30 15:30:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, an exclusive lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil indicated for occasional anxiety is being introduced to the United States. This clinically validated oil - Lavela WS 1265(TM) is available through the practitioner exclusive brand - Integrative Therapeutics(TM). Indicated for occasional anxiety, Lavela WS 1265 (referred to as Silexan® in published research), has been shown to promote relaxation...

2012-01-23 00:00:00

Protica, Inc., the makers of the first capsulized protein beverage, Profect®, added a new brand to its product line: Proasis® is an all-natural version of Profect made with the natural sweetener rebaudioside A. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 Protica, Inc., the makers of the first capsulized protein beverage, Profect®, added a new brand to its product line. Following the FDA approval of rebaudioside A, Proasis®, hit store shelves. Proasis is an all-natural version of...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

Liquid Stevia is on the way to the product line of True Healthy Products, a natural nutrition company based out of Florida, alternative sugar product is safe for diabetics and dieters (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Florida nutrition company, True Healthy Products, offers products that are all natural with a focus on supplementation for good health and nutrition. New liquid Stevia, a natural sugar free plant based sweetener will soon be added to their product line. The product will be a great...


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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