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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...

2012-07-23 20:50:14

Possible market for new functional food reported in the Journal of Dairy Science American ginseng is reported to have neurocognitive effects, and research has shown benefits in aging, central nervous system disorders, and neurodegenerative diseases. The challenges of incorporating ginseng into food are twofold: it has a bitter taste, and food processing can eliminate its healthful benefits. Reporting in the August issue of the Journal of Dairy Science®, a group of scientists has...

2012-07-16 23:03:18

Exclusive formulations contain only the highest quality ingredients, making them a natural solution for the whole family Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Arbonne International, LLC (Arbonne®) today announced the release of three new health and wellness products for the Canadian market. Arbonne´s latest products include a new aluminum-free deodorant, alcohol-free mouthwash and flouride-free toothpaste. “Arbonne is proud to offer new family-friendly formulas. With the...

2012-07-03 23:01:47

Adaptogen Blend by Longevity Herbs could help the body adapt to both mental and physical stress while providing energy, endurance, and stamina. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Everyone knows that stress causes health issues. From heart problems to moodiness to nervous habits like nail biting--it can all be linked, at least in part, to stress. This is why Longevity Herbs is proud to announce the release of its latest supplement: Adaptogen Blend. This formula may allow your body to...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'