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2014-08-25 23:02:52

Savory Spice & Co. is opening its first location in northern Seattle on September 6th in Alderwood Mall. Local owner Alisa Inouye and her sister Erica Myers are excited to share their passion for spices and cooking with the Seattle area community. Lynnwood, WA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 “Seattle is a wonderful place to open up our Savory Spice & Co. shop as this market is a rich confluence of culinary flavors and styles,” said Alisa Inouye, Alderwood Savory Spice & Co. owner....

2014-08-13 23:11:55

Easy to use spray unleashes ultra pure garlic supplement that won’t produce garlic breath. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Allivictus Canada Ltd., the organization responsible for distribution of a variety of Allivictus products in North America, announced that the Allivictus Aged Garlic Tincture Spray is now available for purchase at RonnieColemanNutrition.com. Allivictus is an original Czech spray garlic tincture made by hand and composed entirely of Czech garlic and alcohol....

2014-07-23 23:31:16

Aged garlic supplement offers ultra-pure natural remedy based on recipe from the 13th century. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 A revolutionary health supplement from Allivictus Canada Ltd. that is changing the way people consume garlic is now available for purchase through the nutrition website, RevNutrition.com Allivictus is an original Czech garlic tincture made by hand and composed entirely of Czech garlic and alcohol. There are no chemical additives. The supplement is used to...

Cinnamon helps fight bacteria
2014-07-18 08:33:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Bacteria are frequently the cause of severe foodborne illnesses, but new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Food Control reveals that a common cooking spice could effectively help combat pathogens such as E. coli. In the study, scientists from Washington State University report that Cinnamomum cassia oil killed multiple strains of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (also known to the US Centers for Disease...

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....

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...

2014-06-26 23:13:16

American consumers now have access to Allivictus aged garlic supplement. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Allivictus Canada Ltd., the organization responsible for distribution of a variety of Allivictus products in North America, announced that Allivictus Aged Garlic Tincture is now available for purchase on the American market. Allivictus is an original Czech garlic tincture made by hand and composed entirely of Czech garlic and alcohol. There are no chemical additives. The...

2014-06-23 23:06:17

The summer heat is here and Nora Ross, a natural hair treatment manufacturer, wants to make sure beauty enthusiasts are not left with damaged hair from the summer sun. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Nora Ross, a leader in unscented garlic hair treatment and supplements for over 20 years, is celebrating summer with their latest Facebook giveaway contest: Welcome in the Summer Giveaway! Entrants can register through Facebook and share their best ways to beat the heat for a chance to win a hair care...

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...

2014-06-02 12:29:37

LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research has discovered that a specific form of garlic, Aged Garlic Extract (AGE), significantly reduces low-attenuation plaque, also known as "soft plaque" or non-calcified plaque, within the arteries of patients with metabolic syndrome. The findings indicate that AGE may reverse heart disease, and will be presented at the 9(th) annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography to be held July 10-13, 2014 in...


Latest Spices 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...

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,...

Chinese cinnamon
2014-02-10 07:07:51

Cinnamomum cassia is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon. C. cassia is a member of the family Lauraceae. It is indigenous to southern China; however the plant is widely cultivated for its aromatic bark that is turned into the common spice “cinnamon”. The plant is nurtured and grown most abundant in Asia, specifically in India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum cassia plants...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

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