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2012-06-04 12:28:05

High doses of the herb American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) over two months reduced cancer-related fatigue in patients more effectively than a placebo, a Mayo Clinic-led study found. Sixty percent of patients studied had breast cancer. The findings are being presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting. Researchers studied 340 patients who had completed cancer treatment or were being treated for cancer at one of 40 community medical centers. Each day,...

2012-05-23 23:02:02

The George Jarkesy Show went live from the Wall Street 1-2-1 Conference and featured Chief Executive Officer and President of S&W Seed Company, Mark Grewal, to talk about growth of the company´s products. Five Points, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 The George Jarkesy Show went live from the Wall Street 1-2-1 Conference and welcomed guest Mark Grewal, the Chief Executive Officer and President of S&W Seed Company. George inquired about the company´s main seed product, alfalfa to...

2012-04-23 23:02:26

Sunwin International Neutraceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: SUWN.OB - News), one of the top global providers of high quality stevia extracts including Rebaudioside A 98, announced today that the company has changed its name to Sunwin Stevia International, Inc. which is effective today. The Company's trading symbol will remain "SUWN" on the OTCBB. Deerfield Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Management believes the new corporate name more accurately reflects our core business focus on the...

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....

2012-03-28 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...


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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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.