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Michael Moore - SW School of Botanical Medicine Home Page

Michael Moore - SW School of Botanical Medicine Home Page
Started in 1994, this site was maintained by Michael Moore, and was last updated by him on July 22, 2008 When my typewriter broke 14 years ago, I grudgingly purchased my first computer at age ancient used Mac Plus, recommended for low-tech ageing neo-Luddite green hippies such as myself. 12 computers, 4 scanners, 8 powerbooks, 4 digital cameras, 3 LCD projectors and 3 mini DV cameras later, I STILL have two unused ribbons left over from that Smith-Corona. All OCR work is done with FineReader 5 Pro by ABBYY (the best! If an ol' bear like me can pull this off, imagine what YOU could do for our collective benefit! You are visitor number:

Resources | Radical Herbalism Gathering The resources here are ones generated during the 2013 gathering, we’re updating them following this year’s gathering If you have any UK-based community herbal projects & resources or any other inspiring things to share please email info (at) . Articles about Community & Radical Herbalism Community-Based Herbalism (pdf) by 7Song, a herbalist working in Ithaca Free Clinic, New York.The People’s Pharmacy: Creating Grass-roots Healthcare Systems by David Crow.This is Anarcho-Herbalism – Thoughts on Health and Healing for the Revolution by Laurel Luddite.Finding Common Ground: My year working at Common Ground Health Clinic, New Orleans by Becs Griffths, Published in Herbal Thymes NIMH Newsletter. Download as a doc here. Inspiring Examples of Community Herbalism Rhizome Community Herbal Clinic Rhizome Community Herbal Clinic has been set up in Bristol to provide high quality herbal treatments on a sliding scale basis to the local community. Common Ground Health Clinic

BulkActives: skin actives and ingredients for DIY skin care Ethnobotanical Leaflets Patent US20110111065 - Low Temperature Ultrasonic Extraction Method for Plants - Google Patents 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a low temperature ultrasonic extraction method for plants. 2. Currently, several extraction methods (for example, hot or warm water extraction method) for plants or Chinese herbal medicines are used in extracting purified products or enzymes. By way of example, Anoectochilus formosanus contain anti-bacterial materials which can suppress breeding of bacterial cells and perform anti cancer effect or anti-bacterial effect, in particular, on tissues of lung cells. U.S. U.S. Taiwanese patent application publication No. 200740377, entitled “Manufacturing method utilizing hydrolyzed vegetable solutions for anti-hypertensive functional foods,” also discloses an ultrasonic extraction method utilizing alcohol or alcoholic solvents for extracting extracts from Benincasa hispida. As is described in greater detail below, the present invention intends to provide a low temperature ultrasonic extraction method for plants. Journal Patent EP2350244A1 - Hydrodynamic extraction of oils from photosynthetic cultures - Google Patents Related Applications [0001] This application claims the benefit of priority of U.S. Provisional Application No. 61/105,190, which is hereby incorporated by reference in its entirety. Technical Field [0002] The disclosed invention relates to the method of extraction of oils from photosynthetic cultures using hydrodynamic cavitation technology for the production of biofuels or other products. Background Art [0003] Microalgae and other photosynthetic cultures produce and store lipids, fatty acids, monoglycerides, and diglycerides that can make up a significant percentage of their total ash free dry weight. [0004] Microalgae oil plays an essential nutritional role in the marine animal world. [0005] In addition to cultivating microalgae as an oil-rich nutritional source for aquaculture, oils derived from cultivated microalgae are used for pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and cosmetic purposes. [0008] An important process step in harvesting microalgae oil is extraction. Summary of the Invention - Herbal Information, Gardening and Hydroponic Supplies Patent EP2106278A1 - High energy ultrasound extraction - Google Patents [003] This invention relates to improvements in the liquid phase extraction of valuable chemical components from material by using preferentially immersed ultrasonic sonotrodes. [005] The wooden barrel has historically occupied an important place as a general container for liquids and foodstuffs. However, the development of methods of materials handling, and of other construction materials more practical under modern conditions, has replaced the barrel almost completely, except for wine and spirit aging. [006] Wines and spirits stored in oak barrels acquire attractive and desirable sensory characteristics, complexity and sensory qualities. Because of this, the production of many fine red and white table wines involves the use of oak barrels. [007] Oakwood comprises cellulose, hemicellulose, tannins and lignins - the fast 3 influencing wine during contact in wood. [010] American oak contains more oak lactones and nor-isoprenoid constituents than French oak. [083] Examples [086] Results

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