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Issue 126
Summer 2020
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

Herbal Companies Brace for Supply Chain Impacts of COVID-19

Quality Standards for Botanicals — Legacy of USP’s 200 Years of Contributions

Dear Reader
Dear Reader
Herb Profiles


ABC News

Fig and Saffron Adoptions Support ABC’s Adopt-an-Herb Program

ABC Board of Trustees Members Holly Shimizu and Michael Balick’s Achievements Recognized with Prestigious Horticultural Awards

American Botanical Council Announces Annual Botanical Excellence Awards

Sustainable Herbs Program Releases Free Sustainability Toolkit on Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Turmeric Laboratory Guidance Document
Research Reviews
Implications of Climate Change for Medicinal Plant Distribution and Composition

Grape Seed Procyanidin Extracts Effect on Diabetic Retinopathy

Systematic Review of Green Tea Consumption and Risks for Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Cognitive Impairment
Nigella Seed Oil Improves Liver Parameters in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Legal & Regulatory

Preserving Peyote Native American Church Leaders Ask that the Sacred Cactus not be Decriminalized

Book Reviews

The Sensory Herbal Handbook: Connect with the Medicinal Power of Your Local Plants

In Memoriam

Berkley Bedell:1921 – 2019

Mansukh C. Wani:1925-2020

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