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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...

2014-07-08 16:25:30

Hosts a series of cannabis-friendly yoga events DENVER, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With national attention focusing on the progress of the exciting new cannabis industry in Colorado, Todd Mitchem, former CRO of O.pen Vape--a brand that Mitchem catapulted as a leading marijuana company, is partnering with Cannabrand(TM) founders Jennifer DeFalco and Olivia Mannix, bolstering their mutual mission to rebrand cannabis culture while debunking negative stigmas and myths. Together, the...

2014-07-08 12:28:08

Concurrently Washington State rolls out its legalized Marijuana Sales Program COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting applauds the legalization of medical marijuana usage in New York State opening the opportunity to help one of the largest US populations of patients with legal medical cannabis. As Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the...

2014-07-08 08:31:33

Battery-operated vaporizer used to heat dry herb or oil delivers healing vapors that are 95% smoke free and 95% carcinogen free PLAINVIEW, N.Y., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As doctors in New York and 22 other states grapple with the best ways for patients to receive the benefits of treatment with medical marijuana, many consider vaporizers to be highly effective, efficient and less irritating, compared to smoking marijuana. Photo -...

2014-07-07 23:06:04

Homeostatic cannabinoid science is the theme for a World Cup edition noting ten new research articles from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed). Publius of The Cannabis Papers: A citizen’s guide to cannabinoids (2011) provides the voice and “Yes We Can” expectations highlighting cannabinoid news for our health and wellness. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 “Paraquat, Indole and Mitochondria?” opened Bryan W. Brickner. “No, not soccer superstars; the answer is a...

2014-07-07 12:29:10

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of emergency patients who reported any drug other than marijuana as their primary drug of use, 90.7 percent met the criteria for problematic drug use. Among patients who reported cannabis (marijuana) as their primary drug, almost half (46.6 percent) met the criteria for having a drug problem, according to a study published online Thursday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Identifying Patients with Problematic Drug Use in the...


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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