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Issue 36
Spring 1996
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
Mysteries of Rhubarb: Chinese Medicinal Rhubarb Through the Ages.
The Spell of the Plants.
Cardiotonics on Postage Stamps.
Archives of Phytomedicine: The Collection of the Lloyd Library and Museum in Cincinnati.
Dear Reader
Dear Reader
ABC News
ABC Co-sponsors Garlic Publication.
ABC Publishes Classics IV.
A New Face At ABC.
ABC Year in Review.
Second Annual Pharmacy From The Rainforest A Success.
ABC Director Elected to Board of ACEER.
Let's Live: Reader Herbal Survey.
World News
Seacology Foundation Receives Grants: Nature's Way and NuSkin Fund South Pacific Ethnobotany.
Bastyr University Moves To New Campus: Enzymatic Therapy Funds New Science Laboratory.
Research Reviews
Kampo Herbal Formula Prevents Liver Cancer.
Valerian Safety Confirmed in Overdose.
Cardiovascular Benefits of Green Tea.
Betulinic Acid From Birch Bark May Treat Melanoma.
Market Report
Diverse Factors Driving Burgeoning U.S. Tea Industry.
Legal & Regulatory
FDA Holds Expert Advisory Committee Hearing on Ma Huang: Experts Recommend Appropriate Labeling and Warnings - Not Banning the Herb.
Conference Reports
Secondary Products: Physiologically Active Compounds.
Garlic Symposium of 6th Annual Phytotherapy Congress, Berlin.
Book Reviews
Drugs and Narcotics in History.
Pau D'Arco.
Alternative Medicines, the Definitive Guide.
CRC Handbook of Alternative Cash Crops.
The Herb Society of America Encyclopedia of Herbs & Their Uses.
Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Medicinal Plants.
The Illustrated Chinese Materia Medica: Crude and Prepared.
Ethnobotany: Evolution of a Discipline.
Aromatherapy, A Complete Guide to the Healing Art.
Pyrethrum Flowers: Production, Chemistry Toxicology, and Uses.
In Memoriam
Joseph Landes 1905-1995.
A Personal Tribute.
Herb Blurbs
Pensive Pansies.
IHA Selects Monarda as Herb of the Year.
Herbal Submarine U-Boat Treasure Trove: 3 Tons of Quinine.
Media Watch
Consumer Reports Takes on Herbal Supplements.
Newsweek Weighs in on Herbs.
Plant Patents
Plant Patents.
Special Report
Scientists Calculate At Least 328 New Drugs Could Be Developed From Tropical Rain Forests.
The U.S. Botanical Market - An Overview.