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Product Review: Xi’an Aogu Biotech Co., Ltd. (imaherb.com) - Dipotassium Glycyrrhizinate (Licorice Extract).

What an amazing product! Following upon a recent fascination I had, with licorice - at first, as a fragrance ingredient, and, subsequently, for its potential as a medicinal product - I’ve landed a successful Alibaba  transaction with a trusted seller and manufacturer, located in mainland China - Xi’an Aogu Biotech Co., Ltd. Their products are quite well made; the company is ISO 9001:2000 quality system certified, as well as ISO 14000 environmental system certified. The product I purchased from Xi’an Aogu Biotech Co., Ltd. was dipotassium glycyrrhizinate - a somewhat unknown material to try, and I fail in finding much academic or medical literature on licorice and extracted products derived from licorice, from online sources. Fragrance ingredient suppliers seem to have largely turned to leafy (or seed-sourced) “licorice” essences, or fragrance molecules, such as star anise, fennel, and fenugreek - these alternatives are fairly suitable, fragrance-wise, but my curiousity was piqued, stil

Crumbs and knick-knacks, crumbs and knick-knacks, awrr πŸ¦– rawr 🐩 rawr. (On radiation poisoning).

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  With major international brinksmanship and warmongering in mind, given recent events pertaining to Russia invading the Ukraine, I’m of a sort that sometimes questions just how much of viable and actionable intelligence that matters: for our own safety, health, and wellbeing - reaches us, as the general civilian population? How much of conjectural and colloquial understandings serve to prepare us, for what would conceivably affect us all, being that these are nuclear global superpowers vying for world stage dominance, sustainability, and superiority? Some questions are better left unexamined, I’d offer, being that these are complex and muddled issues, with many of us, in general, not much of an expert in these foreign relations (or is it just me? I did sleep through my history class, in high school; sorry, teacher [I do remember your name, ha - I’m just being discreet]).  Case in point, to bring folks up to speed, in a quick and efficient manner: think upon the notion of large consume