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Issue 40
Summer 1997
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

Herbal Monographs.

Linnaeus' Garden.
Botanical Names.
Dear Reader
Dear Reader
ABC News
ABC Buys Case Mill Homestead.
The History of the Case Mill Homestead.
Case Mill Sponsor List.
Blumenthal Appointed to Pharmacy Professorship.
ABC Activities: January-May, 1997.
World News
Botanical Training Program for Retailers.
Cox Receives Goldman Environmental Award.
HRF Produces Safety Review on Kava for AHPA.
Research Reviews
Lycopene in Tomatoes May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer.
Citrus Pectin May Inhibit Metastasis of Prostate Cancer.
Native Foods and Drugs of North America.
Plants with Antidiabetic Activity.
Camptothecin and Taxol: Natural Anti-Cancer Agents.
Market Report
One-Third of Nation's Adults Use Herbal Remedies: Market Estimated at 3.2 Billion.
Today's Proactive Consumer and Herbal Supplements.
Whole Foods Magazine's 2nd Annual Herb Market: Survey for U.S. Health Food Stores.
Herbalife Tops $1 Billion.
Market Report.
Legal & Regulatory
FDA Proposes Warnings and Dose Limits on Ephedra: Government Proposal Comes Three Years After Industry Warning.
LAPD Issues Kava Retraction.
Industry Alert: Plantain Adulterated with Digitalis.
Conference Reports
Testing Botanicals: A Report on Developing the Scientific and Clinical Evidence to Support the Clinical Use of Heterogenous Botanical Products.
The San Francisco Conference of 1996 on Entheogens: The Chemical and Pharmacological Actions of Ayahuasca and Ibogaine.
Book Reviews
Botanical Safety Handbook: Guidelines for the Safe Use and Labeling for Herbs in Commerce.
Plant Intoxicants: A Classic Text on the Use of Mind-Altering Plants.
"Xochi Speaks" Poster and Booklet.
Zulu Medicinal Plants: An Inventory.
Maori Healing and Herbal.
Top 10 Sellers From the ABC Catalog.
In Memoriam
Dr. E. H. Bronner: 1913-1997.
Christopher Hills, Jr.: 1927-1997.
William McKinley Klein, Jr.: 1934-1997.
James Chester Raulston: 1940-1996.
Benny Simpson: 1928-1996.
Edible Weed
Stinging Nettle: Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae).
Herb Blurbs
Rain Forest Diversity.
"Chili Sauce" Anesthetic for Emperor's Eunuchs?
Media Watch
Echinacea in the News(papers).
Saponins Studied for Immune System Influence.
Echinacea Clinical Study.
Course in Medical Herbalism.
Plant Patents
Plant Patents.