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2014-05-19 23:08:47

Health News Wires reveals the health benefits of cinnamon and details what to look for when choosing the best cinnamon supplement. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 A new video review from Health News Wires details the specific ingredients to look for when selecting an effective cinnamon supplement. The video introduces viewers to many of the important health benefits of cinnamon, including lowering blood sugar, regulating insulin levels, improving digestive health, and even defending...

2014-05-04 23:01:48

“Natural Healing Herbs And Spices Recipes And Uses,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers some reasons to using healing herbs and spices. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 “Natural Healing Herbs And Spices Recipes And Uses,” a new report created by Ngan Ta on the site Vkool.com shows benefits of healing herbs and spices on health, and detailed instructions on how to use them properly. At the beginning of the article, the author uncovers to people some healing herbs that...

2014-04-24 23:17:04

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Cinnamon,” a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers health and nutrition benefits of cinnamon, and some reasons to use it. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 “Health And Beauty Benefits Of Cinnamon,” a new report created by Rodney Hammond on the site Vkool.com, shows benefits of cinnamon on health and beauty, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some reasons to use cinnamon...

2014-04-15 16:28:12

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - When you walk down the aisles of your local grocery store, there's a good chance you'll see a parent or two scrupulously reading packaging for buzzwords, like healthy, organic and natural -- the list goes on. Maybe you're one of those parents. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/73262 When making food decisions for your family, you might be looking for healthy, delicious options that your children will want to eat....

2014-03-26 23:33:39

“Black Pepper Health Benefits”, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of black pepper, and some reasons to love it. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 “Black Pepper Health Benefits”, a new report created by Sharon Meserve on the site Vkool.com shows health and nutrition benefits of black pepper, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover 10 reasons why they should add black...

2014-03-25 23:37:04

Of the many turmeric products available, Christian Wilde's Enhanced Turmeric+ Formula is unique, combining ingredients that enhance, synergize and strengthen turmeric's health benefits. Studio City, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 "Christian Wilde, it is my distinct privilege to inform you that Emord & Associates’ 20th Anniversary Celebration Awards Committee has selected you to receive the firm’s 'Excellence in Health Product Innovation Award' honoring your...

2014-03-21 08:25:04

ALBANY, New York, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Seasonings and Spices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global seasonings and spices market was valued at USD 12,000.7 million in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 16,628.6 million in 2019. Seasonings and spices form an...

2014-03-15 23:04:12

The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life, which is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe for Scampi Soup with Asparagus that is prepared with Tuscan olive oil. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign that is dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil news, shares a recipe fit for two for Italian-style Scampi Soup with Asparagus that is prepared with Tuscan olive oil. This recipe calls for: 9 oz...

2014-03-10 08:29:12

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Botanical Council (ABC) has presented its 2013 Varro E. Tyler Commercial Investment in Phytomedicinal Research Award to Wakunaga Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd., of Osaka, Japan. Since its founding in 1955, the company has been committed to rigorous scientific and clinical research of its products, including its top-selling, clinically researched odorless Aged Garlic Extract(¨)....

Old, Sprouting Garlic Has Heart-healthy Antioxidants
2014-02-27 10:17:30

American Chemical Society "Sprouted" garlic — old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots emerging from the cloves — is considered to be past its prime and usually ends up in the garbage can. But scientists are reporting in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that this type of garlic has even more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than its fresher counterparts. Jong-Sang Kim and colleagues note that people have used garlic for medicinal purposes for thousands of years....


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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