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Issue 45
Winter 1999
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
Black Cohosh: A Literature Review
Asian Species.
Flax: Ancient Herb and Modern Medicine.
Line Up For Flax.
Flax Tax.
Dear Reader
Dear Reader
ABC News
Commission E CD-ROM Available.
New Monographs Available from ABC.
Preview Party Introduces Austin Citizens to ABC.
California Supplement Manufacturer Pledges $500,000 for New Library at ABC.
American Botanical Council announces Introduction of MBNA Platinum Visa Credit Card.
ABC's 5th Annual Amazon Workshop.
Garden Design Contest Results.
The Formative Years of American Botanical Council Led to More Projects and More Jobs.
Organization News
AHP Continues Monograph Development.
Introducing ANA.
AHPA Reissues Kava Label Warning.
Balancing Conservation With Utilization: Restoring Populations of Commercially Valuable Medicinal Herbs in Forests and Agroforests.
Market Report
Market Report.
Herb Industry Sees Mergers, Acquisitions, and Entry by Pharmaceutical Giants in 1998.
Harvard Study Estimates Consumers Spend $5.1 Billion on Herbal Products?
Legal & Regulatory
Forget About Disease: Botanical Claims Under the DSHEA Paradigm.
FTC Publishes Dietary Supplement Advertising Guide.
Conference Reports
First International Conference on St. John's Wort.
Book Reviews
Eve's Herbs: A History of Contraception and Abortion in the West.
The Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest.
1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants.
Flaxseed in Human Nutrition.
In Memoriam
William Whitney Ballard: 1906-1998.
Rudolph J. Melone: 1925-1998.
Herb Blurbs
Upcoming Herbs of the Year.
Psyllium in Space.
University Establishes Norman Farnsworth Chair of Pharmacognosy.
Herbal Medicine CEU for Registered Dietitians.
NCCAM Awards Clinical Research Grants to Three New Centers.
College Receives Approval for Herbal Study CE Credit.
Campaign for Herb Stamps.
Media Watch
TIME Prints Cover Story on "The Herbal Medicine Boom".
TIME Honors "Heroes for the Planet".
Plant Patents
Plant Patents: Larrea Tridentata.
Plant Patents: Herbal Compound for PMS.
Plant Patents: Diabetes Treatment.
Plant Patents: Reduction of Blood Glucose.