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2014-02-24 16:24:34

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2014-02-15 23:03:12

Zion Health announces a one of kind vegan formula for dry skin: Adama Minerals Moisture Intense lotion formulated with Vanilla Bean extract-Featured at Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco, CA.

2013-12-31 23:04:26

Dr. Oz touted Saffron Extract on his show and called it "Miracle Appetite Suppressant".

Danes Propose Cinnamon Bun Ban Due To Toxic Coumarin
2013-12-27 10:33:32

If new EU food regulations are enforced in Denmark, the best place to get an authentic tasting danish might be at your local Cinnabon. Due to concerns over the harmful effects of cinnamon, Danish regulators have proposed outlawing the danish in their Scandinavian country.

2013-12-26 23:19:51

Shane Michaels releases a review of Panaseeda Coriander Seed Oil Created by Activation Products using premium coriander seeds to create a product designed for improved health. Las

2013-12-19 23:23:56

Nora Ross’ top five gifts for the holidays include the company’s most popular items – with the number one item being its famous unscented garlic shampoo.

2013-12-18 23:25:53

Shane Michaels releases a review of Activation Product’s organic Panaseeda Black Cumin Oil for complete health. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 18, 2013

2013-12-12 23:24:52

For those who haven’t completed their holiday shopping, Nora Ross has extended its free shipping offer (on orders over $45) to Dec.

2013-12-10 23:33:25

'Tis The Seasoning for Pirate Jonny's sauce and spice gift sets where the consumer picks the flavors. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 10, 2013

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


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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