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Issue 38
Fall 1996
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
One River: Excerpts from the new book about the life of ethnobotanist Richard Evans Schultes.
Fragile Blooms: From a Botanical Artist.
Ginger as an Anti-nausea Remedy in Pregnancy: The Issue of Safety.
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ABC News
Newly Revised Botanical Booklet Series Now Available.
Wilson Botanical Garden Hosts "Pharmacy From The Rainforest".
Media Bulletin.
World News
James A. Duke Honored as FAR-B Distinguished Scientist.
National College of Phytotherapy Opens.
Herb Author Bequeaths Personal Herbal Library to Lloyd Library.
California Hospital Study of Dong Quai.
Tribal Association Named Recipient of 1996 Schultes Ethnobotany Award.
Bastyr University Looking for HIV and AIDS Patients for Study.
Research Reviews
Traditional Uses of Nutmeg in Spice Islands.
Milk Thistle Extracts Reduce Liver Damage From Psychotropic Drugs.
Horse Chestnut Seed Extract For Chronic Venous Insufficiency.
Essential Oils for Headache Treatment.
Study on Antimicrobial Activity of Gallic Acids in Sumac.
Fungus and Taxol.
Variability in Comfrey PA Content.
Market Report
Traditional Chinese Medicines: The Chinese Market and International Opportunities.
Market Report.
Legal & Regulatory
FDA Has Adequate Power And Authority To Protect The Public From Unsafe Dietary Supplements.
FDA Accepts Supplement Industry GMP Proposal: New Good Manufacturing Practices Required Under DSHEA To Be Published For Public Comment.
FDA Hearing Portends Uncertain Future For Mahuang: Members of FDA Panel Divided on Fate of Controversial Herb.
Nebraska Law Criminalizes Ma Huang.
Conference Reports
The Monroe Wall Symposium.
Plants for Food and Medicine: Joint Meetings of the Society for Economic Botany and International Society for Ethnopharmacology.
Book Reviews
Garlic: The Science and Therapeutic Application of Allium sativum L. and Related Species.
Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals.
The Healing Power of Garlic: The Enlightened Person's Guide to Nature's Most Versatile Medicinal Plant
Phytochemistry of Plants Used in Traditional Medicine.
Cancer and Natural Medicine.
The Herbalist.
In Memoriam
Roger Tory Peterson 1908-1996.
Herb Blurbs
Bristlecone Pines - Oldest Beings on Earth?
Healers Shave Heads.
Media Watch
Betel Banned.
Ancient Lotus Seeds Germinated After 1,000 Years.
Interest in Amber Keeps Rising.
Satellites Monitor Continued Burning of Brazil's Rainforests.
Plant Patents
Plant Patents: Aloe; Gymnema; Nigella.