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Rosemary And Oregano Contain Diabetes-Fighting Compounds

Rosemary And Oregano Contain Diabetes-Fighting Compounds

American Chemical Society The popular culinary herbs oregano and rosemary are packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show they could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report. In their new...

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2014-07-25 12:23:30

National Experts Share Insider Profit-Driving Strategies for Cannabis Entrepreneurs DENVER, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd Mitchem Consulting, in conjunction with Cannabrand, the first full-service recreational cannabis marketing agency, will present "I Choose Cannabis and Business" workshops slated for five cities in September and October 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125313 Cannabrand recently teamed up with Todd Mitchem, who has consulted for...

2014-07-24 23:12:35

Cannabis Professional University is holding an educational symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 3. The keynote speaker will be medical marijuana researcher Dr. Suzanne Sisely. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The North Carolina Cannabis Patients Network has invited Cannabis Professional University (http://cannaprou.org/) to hold a seminar in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 3 at the Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel. With the passage and signing of House Bill 1220, North...

2014-07-24 23:10:26

Cardamom Crème Brûlée Tea Celebrates "The Hundred-Foot Journey" Novato, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is excited to unveil a new CARDAMOM CRÈME BRÛLÉE TEA to celebrate “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” a new major motion picture produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Juliet Blake. A hundred-foot journey begins in the moment when you bravely drop what is familiar and cross over into a new realm...

2014-07-24 12:28:15

OSL Holdings Ramps Up Operations By Creating, Marketing and Licensing Brands as well as Acquiring and Licensing Production Technology CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis and Legal Medical Marijuana companies adapt to latest industry developments with innovative operations and products to meet evolving expectations of both consumers and government regulations: OSL Holdings (OTC: OSLH), Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP), FutureWorld Corp. (OTC: FWDG), Cannabis...

2014-07-24 08:33:24

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCQB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Roscoe M. Moore, Jr., formerly the US Assistant Surgeon General, for a second term on the scientific advisory board and as a special Senior Advisor to the Company. Among other contributions, Dr. Moore will be leading the Cannabis Science initiative in...

2014-07-23 23:29:33

Amercanex Announces Significant Investment from Leighton James Co-Founder of Adventure Club Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Amercanex, the first Electronic Cannabis Market (ECM) for the institutional wholesale Cannabis industry, today announced it has received an investment from Leighton James, co-founder and renowned member of electronic dance music duo Adventure Club, to secure an equity position and non-participatory membership in the newly formed company. Leighton James,...

2014-07-23 23:02:10

On July 24th, at 6:00 pm - 8 pm PST, an expert panel is gathering in Modesto, California. Watch "AWAKEN AMERICA" a Live Streaming event online at http://www.420insight.com. Modesto, California (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The following physicians and experts discuss their experiences with medical marijuana, how it saves lives, and why it should be legal nationwide. The guest lineup offers the top movers and shakers advocating medical marijuana. Included are: Dr. Thomas F. Minahan:...

2014-07-23 08:32:15

LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a digital pathology solution provider that is expanding into the cannabis testing and education markets, announced the filing of its periodic report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, which disclosed the consummation of financings in the aggregate amount of $8.2 million from accredited investors during its third fiscal quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94753 Of the...

2014-07-23 08:30:44

LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX), a medical cannabis research and development company, announced today that it is filing for two medical marijuana dispensary locations in Las Vegas, Nevada. These locations are in addition to the Clark County, Nevada dispensary for which the company has received a special use permit, as previously announced. GrowBLOX Sciences' CEO Craig Ellins stated, "We are pleased to be submitting two new applications...

2014-07-22 08:23:43

- Chemical treatment less costly than removal, protects even large ash trees with high density of EAB CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a little more than 10 years EAB has killed in excess of 100 million ash trees throughout the Midwest, with a high percentage of those from urban areas. The presence of the lethal beetle threatens ash in the eastern half of the United States and has now spread west of the Mississippi into Missouri, Iowa and Minnesota. A new report by entomologists...


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Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

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...

Selasian wood, Cinnamomum parthenoxylon
2014-02-10 07:32:18

Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Selasian Wood, Saffrol Laurel or Martaban Camphor Wood. The plant is a member of the Lauraceae family. It is indigenous to south and eastern Asia, specifically, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum parthenoxylon trees grow anywhere between 33 and 66 feet tall. Its trunk and branches are covered by a grey or...

Camphorwood, Cinnamomum oliveri
2014-02-10 07:20:22

Cinnamomum oliveri is a tree species commonly growing in rainforest habitats. The species can be found along the areas of Australia’s eastern coast, specifically from coastal New South Wales to the northern tip, Cape York Peninsula and down south in the rainforest behind Seven Mile Beach. It prefers warm, temperate areas and grows best in sedimentary soils. C. oliveri belongs to the Lauraceae family and the plant is often commonly referred to as the Camphorwood, Oliver’s Sassafras,...

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