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2014-07-15 23:02:50

With the goal in mind of filming a documentary surrounding the benefits cannabis, MarijuanaDoctors.com has been searching around the clock for physicians who are willing to speak about this compassionate cause and provide some professional input. Long Island, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A subsidiary of the Medical Cannabis Network, MarijuanaDoctors is engaged in an extensive search for New York physicians who are amenable to take part in what could be one of the industry’s most...

2014-07-15 12:23:34

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") will issue a press release reporting its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, August 7, 2014 after the market closes. The press release will be posted on the Aspen Aerogels Investor Relations webpage at http://ir.aerogel.com/investors/news/ . Aspen Aerogels management will host a conference call at 5 p.m. ET. The conference call with be available live as a listen-only...

2014-07-15 08:27:40

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaMed Corp. (OTCBB: MDMJ) is pleased to announce it has been included and listed on the Marijuana Index, www.marijuanaindex.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125799 About the Marijuana Index The Marijuana Index is the first and only equity tracking index which monitors the performance, news, and general pulse of qualified marijuana stocks or cannabis stocks. Weighted by market capitalization (as determined by common shares...

2014-07-14 08:27:29

TORONTO, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Cannabinoid Medical Clinic (CMClinic), Toronto's first referral-only prescription cannabinoid and medical marijuana clinic, announced it opened its doors today. CMClinic, located at Yonge and Eglinton, is dedicated to helping patients find effective treatment for chronic and serious conditions through the use of prescription cannabinoids and medical marijuana. CMClinic only accepts patients who have been referred to the clinic by their physician or...

2014-07-12 23:04:00

Highly-rated national distributor Superior Labs introduces their newest product, the Boswellia Extract Dietary Supplement, setting a new standard in healthy dietary supplements. A great alternative for vegetarians, this 100% natural capsule is FDA registered and clinically proven to have long-lasting, effective results. (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Highly-rated national distributor Superior Labs introduces their newest product, the Boswellia Serrata Dietary Supplement, setting a new standard in...

2014-07-10 23:11:19

Ion-A-Gro, LLC to sell revolutionary, eco-friendly, solar powered plant ionizer that will increase crop yields in a wide variety of plants: tomatoes, grapes, cannabis, flowers and vegetables. Rohnert Park, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Ion-A-Gro, LLC is a newly formed company which has secured distribution rights from Zenion Industries, Inc. to market a unique ionization product specifically to legal Medical and Recreational cannabis growers. Ion-A-Gro is a novel device, powered by either...

Reversing Brain Damage In Parkinson's Disease With Cinnamon
2014-07-10 14:41:06

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from Rush University Medical Center has found that cinnamon can reverse brain damage in mice caused by Parkinson’s disease. This common food spice effectively treats biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes in the brain. “Cinnamon has been used widely as a spice throughout the world for centuries,” said Kalipada Pahan, PhD, study lead researcher and the Floyd A. Davis professor of neurology at Rush....

New Plant Species Discovered In The Heart Of Texas
2014-07-10 03:45:12

University of Utah Wrongly ID’d since ’74, Only Three Specimens Known Collectors found the first two specimens of the prickly plant in 1974 and 1990 in west Texas. Then, for two decades, the 14-inch-tall plant was identified wrongly as one species, then another and then a third. Now – after a long search turned up a "pathetic, wilted" third specimen – a University of Utah botanist and her colleagues identified the spiny plant as a new, possibly endangered species and named...

2014-07-10 08:22:27

HIA Statement Clarifies Production of Hemp Oil vs. Cannabidiol Products and Calls for Clarification in Marketplace among CBD Manufacturers WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hemp Industries Association, the non-profit North American hemp trade association, has published its position on the misbranding of cannabidiol (CBD) products as 'hemp oil.' The statement explains the difference between hemp oil and CBD extracts in terms of their respective uses and means of...

2014-07-08 23:09:02

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Spices and Seasonings markets. Global market for Spices and Seasonings is forecast to exceed 6.3 billion pounds (lbs.) by 2020, driven by expanding population base, escalating income levels, changing lifestyles and heightening health awareness. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Spices and seasonings are used in a wide variety of world cuisines and recipes as flavoring agents. They essentially...


Latest Medicinal plants Reference Libraries

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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