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Issue 66
Spring 2005
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
The Revision of the "WHO/IUCN/WWF Guidelines on the Conservation of Medicinal Plants"
A Critical Review of Herbal Remedies for Poison Ivy Dermatitis
The Lost Amazon: The Photographic Journey of Richard Evans Schultes

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ABC News
Health from the Rainforest Seminar
A Pharmacist's Role in Herbal Counseling
ABC Successful at Sunshine Community Garden Sale
Supporting ABC and Maximizing Tax Benefits with Gifts of Securities: A Win-Win Situation
Journalism Intern Contributes to HerbalGram
ABC Employee Profile: Sean Barnes
Grants & Awards
Ethnobotanist Balick Receives Prestigious International Science Award
McKenna Awarded Stanley Grant for Research on Amazonian Plants
International Aloe Science Council Awards Aloe Industry Leaders
World News
Collaboration to Re-Green Haiti Meets During Hurricane
Seacology Establishes Tsunami Relief Fund for Island Communities Involved in Environmental Projects
Research Reviews
Cognitive Effects of Ginkgo-Bacopa Combination Not Confirmed in Trial
85-Year-Old Black Cohosh Root Still Contains Active Compounds
Andrographis-Eleuthero Combination for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Colds and Flu
Echinacea purpureaHerb Preparations Ineffective in Two Trials for Preventing and Treating Colds
Effect of Ginkgo Extract EGb 761 Depends on the Neuropsychological Profile of the Treated Alzheimer's Patient
St. John's wort Reduces Efficacy of Anticancer Drug Gleevec
Market Report
Survey Shows 36% of U.S. Adults Use CAM
Herb Sales Down 7.4 Percent in Mainstream Market
Americans Confident in Dietary Supplements According to CRN Survey
Legal & Regulatory
ABC Files Public Comments to FDA on New Dietary Ingredients
Conference Reports
Functional Food Products and Cardiovascular Disorders: Evidence Presented at International Conference
International Kava Conference Held in Fiji: Attendees Request Removal of All International Restrictions for Kava
Book Reviews
The Rhodiola Revolution by Richard P. Brown and Patricia L. Gerbarg with Barbara Graham
Cannabis: From Pariah to Prescription by Ethan Russo, ed.
Naturally Healthy Babies and Children by Aviva Jill Romm
Kava: From Ethnology to Ethnopharmacology by Yadhu N. Singh.
The Wild Vegetarian Cookbook by "Wildman" Steve Brill
Vitex: The Women's Herb by Christopher Hobbs
In Memoriam
Jay Van Andel 1924-2004
Book Profiles
New Book Profiles
Clinical Update
Ginkgo biloba Extract EGb 761 Improves Retinal Capillary Blood Flow in Type 2 Diabetic with Retinopathy
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