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Issue 111
Fall 2016
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

Towards an Understanding of Ginseng Adulteration: The Tangled Web of Names, History, Trade, and Perception

Kew’s State of the World’s Plants Report: A Review

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Herb Profiles

Dog Rose Hip

ABC News

French Supplement Manufacturer Pharmatoka Adopts Cranberry through Adopt-an-Herb Program

Complete Archive of HerbalGram Issues Now Available Online


New Bulletins Explore Adulteration of Black Cohosh and Goldenseal

National Animal Supplement Council Endorses Botanical Adulterants Program
World News

The Rise and Fall of Maca in China

Research Reviews
Topical Use of Chamomile Oil Reduces Frequency of Enuresis in Children
Cocoa Flavanol Beverage Improves Facial Wrinkles and Skin Elasticity in Women with Photo-Aged Skin

European Elderberry Reduces Duration and Symptoms of the Common Cold in Air Travelers

Market Report

Sales of Herbal Dietary Supplements in US Increased 7.5% in 2015 Consumers spent $6.92 billion on herbal supplements in 2015, marking the 12th consecutive year of growth

Book Reviews
New Book Profiles

The Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination

Phytomedicines, Herbal Drugs, and Poisons

In Memoriam

Horst Mueggenburg 1928-2016

Rachel Perry 1938-2016