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Issue 92
Winter 2011
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

A Brief History of Adulteration of Herbs, Spices, and Botanical Drugs

Norman R. Farnsworth: Renowned Medicinal Plant Researcher Dies at 81
Herb Profiles

Dragon's Blood

ABC News
Nonprofit Collaboration Addresses Adulteration of Botanical Ingredients
Employee Profile: Toby Bernal
ABC's Mark Blumenthal Awarded 2012 Jean Andrews Visiting Faculty Fellowship at University of Texas
Organization News
Ayurvastra: Dyeing Fabric with Medicinal Ayurvedic Plants
Sacred Seeds Nonprofit Establishes Garden Network
World News
Chinese Herbal Medicine Manufacturer Selected as Finalist for Wall Street Journal Awards
Fenugreek Products Pulled from Germany's Shelves during European E. coli Outbreak
THMPD Effects on Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Cannabis Update

Sequencing the Cannabis Genome: Impact, History, and Future

Research Reviews
Review of the Effect of Cocoa and Chocolate on Coronary Heart Disease
Green Tea and L-Theanine Combination Lowers Incidence of Flu Infection
Lavender Oil Inhalation Prior to Surgery-Like Setting Reduces Perceptions of Stress and Pain
Quality of Case Reports of Herbal Medicinal Products Improves
Human Studies on Rhodiola Show Enhanced Physical and Mental Functions
Meta-Analysis Finds Soy Reduces Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients
Meta-Analysis Shows that Tea Improves Flow-Mediated Dilation, a Measure of Vessel Health
Market Report
Estimated Herb-Sales Growth in 2010: Clarification
Legal & Regulatory

Health Canada Relaxes Guidelines on p-Synephrine Use

Book Reviews
Handbook of Chinese Medicinal Plants: Chemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology
The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils: The Science of Advanced Aromatherapy
Phytotherapy Essentials: Healthy Children, Optimising Children’s Health with Herbs
Plants, People & Nature: Benefit Sharing in Practice
Pohnpei Primary Health Care Manual
Weeds: In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants
In Memoriam
Charles Bixler Heiser: 1920–2010
Konrad Kail: 1949-2011
Robert Edward Perdue Jr. : 1924-2011