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  • The Basic Facts of Peppermint

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    from the plant's leaves is called steam distillation. Menthol is used in many common products, like cough medicines, perfumes, and cigarettes. (Craker, 2013, para. 5). Mentha Piperita, more commonly known as peppermint, is widely considered the "King of all mints" because the taste of the menthol is very strong and refreshing (“Mentha Peperita: The plant and its uses”, n.d., para. 2) (Feigl, 2013, para. 1). Most peppermints are healthy because they are reliably fat-free and

  • Pros And Cons Of Pololyploidy Plants

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    of this project is to compare normal diploid cells/organisms and polyploidy cells/organisms Polyploidy plants will be able to withstand harsher conditions and will be preserved for a longer period of time I compared two types of polyploidy plants (Mentha and Fragaria Ananassa) and based my research on my results as well as other sources. The research done and literature based tasks will further explain the reasoning behind this. Literature Research Polyploidy cells/organisms have more than

  • Should They Stay or Should They Go?: A Look at Zero-Tolerance Policies in Schools

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    Who hasn’t heard of the Columbine shooting, where in the spring of 1999 in Littleton, Colorado over a dozen people where killed and many others were wounded at the hands of two students? Or even more recently, who does not know about the Virginia Tech massacre where a single student killed thirty-two people and wounded over twenty more? University of Texas, California State University, San Diego State University, the list of school violence is long and heart-breaking. Students and teachers have lost

  • Tic Tac 's Brand Recognition Essay

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    The Ferrero Group has a successful and popular product (Tic Tac) that has remained a top competitor in the breath mint industry. They have been able to remain competitive by upgrading their product throughout the years. Tic Tac 's brand recognition began in 1969 and The Ferrero Group started to introduce new flavors in the 1970s. In the 1980s, to keep up with the health craze, they marketed Tic Tac as "The 1 1/2 Calorie Breath Mint". They would also introduce many other flavors over the next 20 years

  • Determining the Effect of Potential Household Repellents on Ant Behavior

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    Introduction: The purpose of this project is to determine the effect of household substances, which contain naturally occurring ant-repelling chemicals, on ant behavior. While there are many plants that chemically repel ants, this project will test if there are any household products, which contain some of the same naturally occurring repellents, which ants will avoid. This paper will first identify what plants repel ants. The herbs and plants that best repel ants are tansy, catnip, pennyroyal

  • Goal: Peppermint Spray For Spiders

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    Goal: Peppermint Spray for Spiders Total Words in this Document: Title: Peppermint might be a popular winter scent for its ability to create a calm, warm environment that draws people together; in the summer, though, it’s ideal for getting rid of unwanted visitors of the eight-legged varieties. That’s right. Peppermint is a highly regarded insect repellent and useful household ingredient in keeping spiders out of the house and away from your property. All About Peppermint Oil Peppermint is

  • Beauty : Beauty And Beauty

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    At one point in time or another, you have seen a person use lip balm. Look at any advertisement and you will see how we have fantasied about the different ways we can look sexy, but at what cost? We always look for the fastest way to make ourselves look the best; however, we have turned a simple concept, of making oneself feel beautiful into a war between artificial and natural beauty ads. Our society has drilled into our minds that people who use artificial products to make themselves look as we

  • Modern Medicine And Its Constitution Of Synthetic Drugs

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    Before the existence of modern medicine and its Constitution of synthetic drugs, and there were stations, ancient civilizations knew how to use them strategically to treat common diseases and even life-threatening diseases. Papyrus details "Egyptian Ebers" old, moved from 1550 BC is more than 100 pages long, 700 medicinal herbs and how to use them. Greek hibokratikom corpus of sixteenth century BC also details using herbs medicine.1 Later, during the nineteenth century and early twentieth century

  • If Not For Purchasing Some Mint Oil At The Apothecary

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    If not for purchasing some mint oil at the apothecary, Morgana might have spun around and interrupted the conversation going on behind her between two men, whose loud voices indicated they thought the world ought to hear their opinions. “...and who would have expected it?” said one. “Excellent news, of course; Camelot boasts some rare fine wines I 've been longing to plunder for years!” Rare fine wines, indeed. She pretended to glance around, quickly taking note of the men in question. One, perhaps

  • Descriptive Essay On Trantopea

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    In a land far, far away there was a beautiful magic forest in a world called Trantopea. In this forest there were many magical creatures, with different jobs. One creature who was especially important in Trantopea was Pepper Mint. She was a large red and white creature, who was a farmer of a very rare plant that she called mint. At that time mint had only existed in her world. Many of the other creatures in the forest were very jealous of Pepper and her farm, many even tried to steal it. One creature