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Issue 57
Winter 2003
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
What in the Name of Panax Are Those Other “Ginsengs”
Echinacea: A Safety Review
Aromatic Herbal Baths of the Ancients
Aromatherapy: What Is It?
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ABC News
ABC Loses Beloved Staff Member, Vicki Adams
Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines: The Clinical Desk Reference
American Botanical Council Website - Come See What's New
ABC Announces Third African Herb Tour
Winter in ABC's Case Mill Homestead Garden
Membership Campaign Launches New Benefits and Services
Organization News
Herb Day USA: A Good Day for Herbal Medicine
American Herbal Pharmacopoeia Publishes Angelica sinensis Monograph
Taxol® Discovery Commemorated in Washington State; Plaque Honors Researchers Wall and Wani, and the First Pacific Yew Collection
USP Establishes Botanical Advisory Panel
Grants & Awards
Native American Botanics Garners NCCAM Research Award
Bastyr University Helps Define Naturopathic Research Agenda
Nutritional Outlook Names 2002 Manufacturers of the Year
NBJ Notes High Achievers in New Award Program
NFAM Honors Founder Bedell, Others with CAM Leadership Awards
World News
Rainforest Maps Help Protect Indian Lands
IOM Panel to Produce Report on Dietary Supplement Safety Framework and Prototype Monographs, also CAM Use
European Union Passes Traditional Herbal Medicines Directive
Research Reviews
Effects of Phytoestrogens on Women's Health When Substituted for HRT
Blood Coagulation, Surgery, and the Use of Herbal Medicine
Small Trial Fails to Show Benefits of Echinacea to Treat Genital Herpes
Assessment of Herb-Drug Interactions in Literature Shows Many Case Reports Lack Adequate Information to Determine Reliability
Effect of Bitter Orange Juice on the Cardiovascular System
Market Report
International Trade Centre Market News Service Launches Reports on Worldwide Herb Markets
Conference Reports
International Symposium Explores Chemistry and Pharmacology of Plants Used in Traditional African Medicine
Book Reviews
Jungle Medicine
Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines: The Clinical Desk Reference
Natural Compounds in Cancer Therapy: Promising Nontoxic Antitumor Agents from Plants & Other Natural Sources
Delmar's Integrative Herb Guide for Nurses

A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs

In Memoriam
Joseph J. Hoffmann 1950-2002
Jing Nuan Wu 1933-2002
Marlin Huffman 1938-2002
Jeffrey Harborne 1928-2002
John W. DuVall 1928-2002
Clinical Update
High Dose Hawthorn Extract for Advanced Congestive Heart Failure
St. John's Wort Extract Effectively Treats Mild to Moderate Depression in Large French Trial