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2014-06-23 23:01:51

The Grounds Guys want to make shopping for office plants simple by providing a list of plants to choose, depending on the space and specific needs. Waco, TX (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Many types of plants are available to spruce up your work space. The Grounds Guys want to make shopping for office plants simple by providing a list of plants to choose, depending on the space and specific needs. Adding a touch of green to a work space has proven wellness benefits, from improving moods to...

2014-06-23 23:01:46

Aura Cacia, the leader in aromatherapy and personal care products, has released two new essential oils that are unique botanicals in the tea tree family. This brings consumers the only true, single botanical varieties (not blends) of lemon tea tree and lavender tea tree on retail shelves today. Urbana, Iowa (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Aura Cacia, the leader in aromatherapy and personal care products, has released two new essential oils that are unique botanicals in the tea tree family. This...

2014-06-23 08:29:52

Access to safe cannabis medication moving from pipe dream to reality for Nevada residents. LAS VEGAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a life sciences company that creates digital pathology solutions, and is entering into the botanical nutraceutical industry has just received the approval from the Clark County Commission to operate a botanical nutraceutical and cannabis testing laboratory in Las Vegas, Nevada. DigiPath Labs is hoping for final approval by...

New York Senate Approves Use Of Medical Marijuana
2014-06-22 08:08:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online New York may become the 23rd US state to approve the use of medical marijuana, as the State Senate passed a bill legalizing limited access to cannabis for health-related reasons by a margin of 49-10 on Friday. According to CNN’s Lorenzo Ferrigno and Haimy Assefa, the bill known as the Compassionate Care Act was passed by the State Assembly earlier that morning. The new regulations, which could take up to 18 months to be fully...

2014-06-21 23:01:12

Savory Spice Shop is opening its first location in Houston, Texas in the historic neighborhood of Rice Village on Saturday, July 21, 2014. Local owners Michelle and Randall Halbert are excited to share their passion for spices and add a little more ‘flavor’ to the Rice Village community. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 “We are proud to introduce our fresh ground herbs, spices and hand-crafted seasonings to the city of Houston,” said Michelle Halbert, local Savory Spice Shop...

2014-06-20 12:24:25

CHICAGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rediscovery of ancient foods like quinoa has now opened the door for other forgotten plants to go global. The prickly pear cactus and chia seeds are two of the latest such examples, having both been used by the ancient Aztecs. According to Mintel, the use of chia seeds as an ingredient has continued to grow, with a tenfold increase in ingredient penetration globally between 2009 and 2014. North America saw the majority of chia seed food and...

2014-06-20 12:23:27

DELFT, the Netherlands, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Njoint already producing 10,000 e-joints per day and selling all over Europe Dutch company E-Njoint BV has invented and developed the world's first electric joint. The E-Njoint is disposable and is consumed at trendy dance parties, music events, bars, clubs and so on. Currently 10,000 e-joints per day are produced, which are sold all over Europe at regular cigarette stores and retail shops. (Photo:...

2014-06-20 04:20:56

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute of Medical Cannabis, a first of its kind in Palm Beach County, is now in session! IMC has enrolled over 25 individuals for their first course in June, Introduction to Medical Cannabis. This is a 12 hour course that is designed to provide individuals with the initial information & skills needed to understand all facets of the medical cannabis industry. In addition, the Institute of Medical Cannabis will...

2014-06-19 23:11:20

Todd McCormick, one of the most prominent and respected activists for medical marijuana and industrial hemp, and Oaksterdam University, the premier institution providing quality training for the cannabis industry, announced they are teaming up to provide a new educational entertainment concept, for anyone interested in Cannabis. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Oaksterdam University and Todd McCormick are offering three one-day presentations, best taken together. The event will be held...

2014-06-19 23:10:44

The “ABCs of Healthy Berries” marketing campaign links Aronia berries with health icons blueberries and cranberries. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Blueberries and cranberries have long been the go-to berries for developers of health-focused food and beverage products. Now, along comes Aronia–the flavonoid-rich berry native to America and phenomenally popular in Europe. Aronia is about to make a bold marketing move into the health ingredient arena. Aronia, Blueberries,...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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