Mushrooms as Active Ingredients
Nov09

Mushrooms as Active Ingredients

Eastern medicine’s holistic approach to health and beauty exemplifies the “beauty from the inside out” philosophy—with special attention paid to powerful superfoods such as reishi, shiitake, maitake, and tremella mushrooms. They’ve long been prized for their medicinal properties and used in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan herbology for centuries. Consider adding them to your daily diet—and even your skincare routine—for an...

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Soap
Oct06

Soap

While Liquid Soap has grown in popularity over time around the world, the classic Bar Soap takes first place in the category in many markets worldwide. In the US, for example, 72% of consumers buy Bar Soap – but Liquid Hand Soap however sees lower and more varied purchases; with 67% of US consumers with children purchasing Liquid Hand Soap, compared to just 60% of those without children. In the UK, 7% of consumers buy Bar Soap at...

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Saffron
Aug05

Saffron

Derived from the flower saffron crocus, saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world. The flower is native to Asian and European countries. Saffron is extracted by removing the long, fibrous threads from the flower and drying them. It is often used in cooking to add aroma and flavor. Saffron was detailed in a 7th-century BC Assyrian botanical reference compiled under Ashurbanipal.  Documentation of saffron’s use over...

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