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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...

2013-06-25 23:22:24

The Saffron Extract Select is the recently introduced weight loss supplement which has gained a significant popularity in a very short time period. The Company now Offers Extra 3 Month Supply on purchase of 3 month pack at http://www.healthcaresupplementz.com/buy-saffron-extract. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Saffron extract select is currently available with an extra bottle offer on select packages. Now, consumers can get an additional bottle of weight loss solution without any...

2013-06-09 23:01:15

The Saffron Extract Select is the recently introduced weight loss supplement which has gained a significant popularity in a very short time period. Company offers 50% discount at http://www.healthcaresupplementz.com/buy-saffron-extract Los Angeles,Ca (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 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...

2013-06-07 23:15:16

Saffron Extract Select is a weight loss supplement with pure Saffron extract as its main ingredient. Saffron extract select is currently available with an extra bottle offer on select packages at http://www.droz-saffronextractselect.com. (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Saffron extract select is currently available with an extra bottle offer on select packages. Now consumers can get an additional bottle of weight loss solution without any cost on every purchase. This latest breakthrough in the weight...


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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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