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Issue 108
Winter 2015
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

Amazonian Tribe Compiles 500-Page Traditional Medicine Encyclopedia

Baobab: The Tree of Life  An Ethnopharmacological Review

Big Island, Small Planet: Challenges and Failures in Conserving Hawaiian Sandalwood Trees

Herb Profiles


ABC News

New Employee Profile: Candice Jensen

Teawolf Sponsors South American Herb Guayusa Through ABC’s Adopt-an-Herb Program

Grants & Awards

Professor Heather Boon Receives 2015 Dr. Rogers Prize for Excellence in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

World News
Chinese Government Takes Action Against Companies Producing Substandard and Adulterated Ginkgo Extracts
European Medicines Agency Begins Issuing Consumer-Friendly Herb Summaries
Research Reviews
Cinnamon Consumption Reduces Symptoms of Primary Dysmenorrhea
Cranberry Juice Cocktail Consumption Correlates with Lower Blood Levels of C-reactive Protein
Meta-analysis Shows Benefit of Ginkgo Extract as Adjunct Therapy for Chronic Schizophrenia
Lavender Aroma Increases Interpersonal Trust in Healthy Young Adults
Guest Editorial

Commercial Labeling of Medicinal Mushroom Products

Legal & Regulatory
New York Attorney General Targets 13 Manufacturers of Devil’s Claw Supplements Containing Harpagophytum zeyheri
Book Reviews

The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook: The Essential Guide to Ayahuasca Journeying

All American Berries: Potent Foods for Lasting Health

Conceiving Healthy Babies: An Herbal Guide to Support Preconception, Pregnancy and Lactation

Women Healers of the World: The Traditions, History, and Geography of Herbal Medicine

In Memoriam
Annemarie Colbin 1941-2015
Heinz Schilcher 1930-2015
Robert “Bob” Ullman 1933-2015