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Issue 78
Spring 2008
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
Doctrine of Signatures: Through Two Millennia
Kampo: From Old Wisdom Comes New Knowledge
Dear Reader
Dear Reader
Herb Profiles

Sea Buckthorn

ABC News
Meet Norman Farnsworth: Spotlight on ABC Board of Trustee
3rd Annual American Botanical Celebration Draws 250 Friends of ABC
Employee Profile: Kelly E. Saxton
ABC Acquires the Popular Herbal Database HerbMed
Organization News
AHPA Offers Tools for Identifying Adulterated Bilberry Products
CRN Survey Indicates Most Physicians and Nurses Use and Recommend Dietary Supplements
Grants & Awards
Mark Blumenthal Deemed a Natural Legacy by NFM
ABC Receives 2007 Business Achievement Award for Education
NPA Announces 2008 Award Recipients
World News
Man Finds "100-year-old" Ginseng Root
Chinese Herbal Formulation Being Tested for Cancer Treatment
Research Reviews
Combination of Black Cohosh and St. John
Cochrane Review Shows Preventive Effects of Cranberry against Urinary Tract Infections
Cochrane Meta-Analysis Shows Benefits of Hawthorn Extracts for Treating Chronic Heart Failure
Saffron in the Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome
Ginkgo Extract May Improve Cognition and Decrease Stress for Computer Users
Market Report
Herbal Supplement Sales in United States Show Growth in All Channels
Legal & Regulatory
Trade Associations Request Withdrawal of FDA
Book Reviews
Handbook of Cannabis Therapeutics: From Bench to Bedside
Commentary on Dan Hurley's book, Natural Causes
New Book Profiles
Plant Spirit Shamanism
Herbal Products: Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology
The Vegetarian Solution
In Memoriam
David Maybury-Lewis 1929-2007
Ann Yates 1948-2007