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Issue 52
Spring 2001
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
AHPA Publishes Guidelines for Botanical Extracts
Evaluation of Consistency of Standardized Asian Ginseng Products in the Ginseng Evaluation Program
An Introduction to the Ginseng Evaluation Program
Manufacturer Responses to the Ginseng Evaluation Program’s Evaluation of Consistency of Standardized Asian Ginseng Products
Supporters of the Ginseng Evaluation Program
Vietnamese Ginseng: A Rare Species of Panax
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ABC News
ABC Press Release Clarifies St. John's Wort Confusion
ABC Educates Media and Public on Herbal Medicines
Case Mill Garden Redesign
Internship Program Continues to Grow at ABC
Highlights of Presentations by ABC’s Founder and Executive Director, Mark Blumenthal
Ethnobotanical Tour Update
Organization News
Americans Take Health Care into Their Own Hands
Bastyr Clinic Announces Expanded Services
Certifying Skill in Medicinal Plant Use
Grants & Awards
BRIT Honors Pamana City Mayor, Navarro
Flannery Receives Kremer's Award for Lloyd Biography
Halperin Receives Remington Honor Medal
Largest Ginseng Root Listed in Guinness World Record
United Plant Savers Receives $42,000 for Botanical Sanctuary
Market Report
Ginseng Sales Down 27% in Mainstream Markets; Sales Follow Decreasing Trend for Total Herb Category
Legal & Regulatory
House Committee on Government Reform Holds Hearings on Dietary Supplements
New FDA Advisory and AHPA Trade Recommendation on Aristolochia
Book Reviews
Functional Foods: Biochemical and Processing Aspects.
Medicine Quest: In Search of Nature's Healing Secrets.
Sixty Medicinal Plants from the Peruvian Amazon: Ecology, Ethnomedicine, and Bioactivity
The Complete Guide to Herbal Medicines.
In Memoriam
Darrell Posey 1947-2001
George Macdonald Hocking 1908-2001
Richard Evans Schultes 1915-2001
Shyam S. Singha 1920-2000
In Gratitude
Clinical Update
Chasteberry Extract Successfully Treats PMS in Placebo-Controlled Trial
HerbalGram adds more clinical research
Treatment of Pediatric IBS with Enteric-Coated Peppermint Oil
What is Herb Standardization?
Journal Reviews
Planta Medica, Georg Thieme Verlag (Stuttgart and New York)