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2014-12-06 23:02:29

Cinnamon oil has been valued throughout history for its natural medicinal benefits.

spicing up your health
2014-11-19 07:47:45

While the old proverb claims that variety is the spice of life, a pair of recently-published studies offers a different take on things by indicating that spices can actually enhance your life in a variety of ways.

2014-11-10 16:28:09

LONDON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Spices and Seasonings in Million Pounds (lbs).

2014-08-25 23:02:52

Savory Spice & Co. is opening its first location in northern Seattle on September 6th in Alderwood Mall.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

2014-07-08 23:09:02

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Spices and Seasonings markets.

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


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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.