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Issue 123
Fall 2019
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

The Potential of Blockchain for Herbal Supply Chain Management

FairWild Project in India Is a Win-Win-Win for Terminalia Trees, People, and Hornbills

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Herb Profiles

Copalchi / Hintonia

ABC News

Senna, Garlic, and Artichoke Adoptions Support ABC’s Adopt-an-Herb Program

Employee Profile: Sahar Hanrahan

ABC’s Volunteer of the Year: Daniel Elliott


Aloe Vera Bulletin Published by Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program

ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Receives 2019 NutraIngredients-USA Editors Award for Industry Initiative of the Year

Organization News

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia Publishes Lycium (Goji) Berry Monograph and Therapeutic Compendium

Cannabis Update
Key Takeaways from the FDA’s Public Hearing on Products Containing Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Compounds
Research Reviews
Aloe Vera Inner Leaf Gel and Peppermint Essential Oil Preparation Improves Oral Health of Intubated Patients

Meta-analysis: Elderberry Reduces Upper Respiratory Symptoms

Garlic Extract Reduces Markers of Inflammation in Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis
Clinical Cognitive and Cerebral Blood Flow Effects of Greek Mountain Tea
Saw Palmetto Extract Reduces Markers of Prostatic Inflammation
A Preliminary Sustainability Report of Ayahuasca Vine in the Peruvian Amazon
Market Report

Herbal Supplement Sales in US Increased by 9.4% in 2018

Book Reviews
The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats
In Memoriam

Alan Richman: 1939 – 2019

Arthur Oliver Tucker III: 1945 – 2019

Book Profiles
New Book Profiles
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Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa