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Issue 46
Spring 1999
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
Medical Journals Report on Herbal and Alternative Medicine: Articles in AMA Journals Contrast with NEJM.
Variations in Effective Botanical Products.
Dear Reader
Dear Reader
ABC News
The Complete German Commission E Monographs Included in Top Three Medical Books of 1998.
ABC Hosts World Health Organization Fellow.
ABC Elects New Trustees and Board Members.
New Greenhouse and Rainwater Collection System at ABC.
Share America!
ABC History.
ABC Announces Grand Opening Celebration Plans.
ABC Activities: January to March, 1999.
Organization News
FDA Joins Forces with Herb Industry Testing Program.
AHPA Working on Ginseng Pesticide Program.
Research Alliance Founded.
NDMA Becomes CHPA.
World News
U.S. and U.N. Studies Support Medicinal Marijuana Research.
AHPA Goldenseal Survey Measures Increased Agricultural Production.
States Pass Legislation Curtailing Harvest of Wild Echinacea.
Market Report
Market Report.
Shaman Entering Herbal Dietary Supplement Business.
Legal & Regulatory
Federal Court Upholds Dietary Supplement Status of Cholestin.
Commentary on House Hearings on DSHEA and Supplements.
Conference Reports
International Symposium of the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP), London, October 1998.
Herbal Health: A Report on the International Workshop to Evaluate Research Needs on the Use and Safety of Medicinal Herbs.
Conference on Dietary Antioxidants.
Book Reviews
Native American Ethnobotany.
PDR for Herbal Medicines.
CRC Ethnobotany Desk Reference.
In Memoriam
Mildred Nelson: 1919-1999.
Martin Bauer: 1902-1999.
Chris Utterback: 1948-1999.
Thomas William Peterson: 1941-1999.
Clinical Update
Use of Licorice Root to Treat Vasovagal Syncope.
What Herbal Companies Need To Learn about Doctors.
Perspective on Medicine: Healthy Alternate to Health Care.
Herb Blurbs
Killer Spices.
Burdock is Not "Bird Dock" - But Bad Bat Dock!
Herb Titillates Alien Interest.
Iceman's Medicine Kit.
Plant Patents
Plant Patents.