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Issue 86
Summer 2010
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
Medicinal Use of Threatened Animal Species and the Search for Botanical Alternatives
Ensuring the Specific Identity and Quality of Herbal Products by the Power of DNA
Dear Reader
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Herb Profiles


ABC News
ABC Welcomes 11 New Advisory Board Members
ABC’s 2010 Botanical Excellence Awards
HerbMedProTM — Using the Dynamic Updates Feature
ABC Co-Produces “Herbal Insights” Segments for Healing Quest PBS TV Series
Organization News
NCCAM’s New Direction Emphasizes Real-World Research
World News
Herbal and Traditional Medicine in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Traveling Medicinal Herbman Garden Project
Herbal Apps for the iPhone® and iPod Touch®
Research Reviews
Hibiscus Tea Lowers Blood Pressure in Adults
Green Tea May Be Useful at Preventing Prostate Cancer
Saffron Extract Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s Disease in Comparative Trial
Study Finds Chamomile Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Turmeric Extract Comparable to Ibuprofen in Treating Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms
Market Report
Herbal Supplement Sales Rise in All Channels in 2009
Legal & Regulatory
European Union Prepares for Full Enforcement of Traditional Herbal Medicine Regulations
Book Reviews
Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulas and Strategies
The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea
Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications
Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy
Nutraceuticals, Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes
Native American Medicinal Plants: An Ethnobotanical Dictionary
Essential Oil-Bearing Grasses: The Genus Cymbopogon
Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine
Caribbean Herbal Pharmacopoeia
New Book Profiles
In Memoriam
Silviano Camberos Sánchez
Jean Andrews