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Issue 117
Spring 2018
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

Ivy Leaf Extracts for the Treatment of Respiratory Tract Diseases Accompanied by Cough: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials

James A. Duke — A Diverse Life of Botanical Bounty

From the Desk of James A. Duke

Dear Reader
Remembering Jim Duke
Herb Profiles


ABC News
American Botanical Council Publishes 7,000th HerbClip Research Summary

Adoptions by Beehive Botanicals and Embria Health Sciences Support ABC’s Adopt-an-Herb Program

American Botanical Council Welcomes Three New Board of Trustees Members

New ABC Employee Profile: Tanya Garduño

Botanical Adulterants Program Changes Name: New name incorporates ‘Prevention’ to emphasize goal and purpose

ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Cranberry and Ginkgo Leaf Extract Adulteration Bulletins

Research Reviews
Traditional Chamomile and Sesame Oil Product Improves Mild-to-Moderate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Short-term Use

Korean Red Ginseng Provides Immune Support to Patients with HIV-1

Scientific Journals Increasingly Skeptical of Antioxidant Research

Single-Ingredient Clinical Trials with Tulsi — Systematic Review of the Evidence
Book Reviews
Anti-Diabetes Mellitus Plants: Active Principles, Mechanisms of Action and Sustainable Utilization
Complementary and Integrative Treatments in Psychiatric Practice

Medicinal Plants of the World: An Illustrated Scientific Guide to Important Medicinal Plants and Their Uses, 2nd edition

The Spirit of Tequila
In Memoriam

Tierney Salter 1957-2017

Judith ‘Judi’ Daye Wagner 1948-2017

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Mexican Prickly Poppy: Argemone mexicana