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2013-12-04 23:27:35

In a new video from Health Nutrition News they discuss how cinnamon and other natural ingredients can provide powerful weight loss benefits. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 In the new video from Health Nutrition News they cover the topic of powerful weight loss benefits received by including cinnamon and other natural ingredients into a diet. Not only will these ingredients help with weight loss but also will improve overall health. Unfortunately, the cinnamon found in most spice cabinets...

2013-10-31 23:25:55

Atama's Sesame gives you peace of mind when walking away from your Mac. Without having to think about it, nobody will be able to access your files, web browser, Facebook or Twitter accounts. London, UK (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Atama, a UK startup and creator of app-enabled products, today announced Sesame, a Bluetooth Low Energy keyfob and companion application to secure your Mac's screen. Sesame enables the user to secure his Mac by starting the system screensaver whenever he...

2013-10-30 23:30:36

A new series of educational videos discusses all aspects of the popular weight loss and appetite suppressant recently featured on "The Dr. Oz Show". Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Saffron Extract Advisor, an educational website that explains everything there is to know about weight loss supplement saffron extract, announces the addition of several new educational videos to the website at SaffronExtractAdvisor.com. Explaining what it is, how it works and how to get...

2013-09-21 23:00:34

The Food Rub Company specialises in a range of spice blends that can be rubbed directly into meat, poultry, steak and fish before cooking. Hale, UK (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 The Food Rub Company has launched a new website that aims to help you 'spice up your life' with a range of healthy and flavoursome food rubs for a whole host of different uses in day-to-day home cooking. A food rub is a powdered mixture, typically containing a carefully balanced blend of herbs and spices,...

Cilantro Purifies Water
2013-09-12 14:45:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One favorite ingredient in salsa has been shown to help purify drinking water, according to findings presented at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. Douglas Schauer of Ivy Tech Community College says that cilantro is an inexpensive way to purify drinking water, helping to remove lead and other potentially toxic heavy metals from contaminated H2O. The spice, also known as coriander and Thai...

2013-09-06 23:20:54

Saffron Extract Select is the high quality natural formula developed from extracts obtained from a flower. The product is a weight loss supplement which helps to promote a natural weight loss without causing any negative side effects. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Saffron Extract Select is the natural supplement prepared from the extracts of Saffron flower. The product is a natural appetite suppressant and has clinically proven effective yet the safe supplement for the weight loss. Saffron...

Prehistoric Europeans Used Spices
2013-08-22 10:51:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While today’s cutting-edge chefs use liquid nitrogen and futuristic food additives to achieve a desired effect, cooks have been manipulating meals as far back as the hunter-gatherer days. According to a new discovery being reported this week in the journal PLOS ONE, prehistoric chefs in modern day Denmark and Germany used mustard garlic as a food spice at least 6,000 years ago. Study researchers say tests on ancient pottery shards...


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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