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Issue 70
Spring 2006
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
Golden Flower of Prosperity: Oregon's Kam Wah Chung Museum Displays Rare Collection of Chinese Herbal Artifacts
Preserving Ayurvedic Herbal Formulations by Vaidyas: The Traditional Healers of the Uttaranchal Himalaya Region in India
India Digitizes Age-Old Wisdom
Government Increases Restrictions on Wild American Ginseng Export
Ginseng Ruling: How It Will Affect the Wild Ginseng Industry
Threats to Wild Ginseng
Tamiflu and Star Anise: Securing Adequate Supplies of the Oral Antiviral for Avian Flu Treatment
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ABC News
ABC Adds New Members to Advisory Board
ABC's Celebration and Botanical Awards Banquet a Huge Success
Recent Magazine Cover Articles Feature ABC's Mark Blumenthal
ABC Employee Profile: Michael Finney
Pharmacy Intern Participates in Upgrading ABC Demonstration Gardens
ABC's 2006 Amazon and Machu Picchu Ethnobotanical Tour
Organization News
NDI Notifications Database Developed by AHPA and NPIcenter
HerbDay 2006 Off to a Good Start
Grants & Awards
Enzymatic Therapy, Inc. Named "Manufacturer of the Year" by Nutrition Industry Executive
World News
American Ginseng Being Tested for Cancer-Related Fatigue
Sativex® Cannabis Oral Spray Accepted in Canada and Approved for US Clinical Trials
New Organization to Develop Quality Standards for African Herbs
WHO Atlas Provides Global Perspective on Traditional and CAM Trends
Research Reviews
Kudzu Extract Reduces Alcohol Consumption in Heavy Drinkers in Small Trial
Review of Trials Shows Peppermint Oil Capsules to be Effective in Treating IBS
COLD-fX®, Special Patented Extract of American Ginseng Root, Treats Cold Symptoms in Canadian Trial
Supercritical CO2 Extract of Feverfew Leaf Effective for Migraine
Saw Palmetto Extract Does Not Produce Benefits in Treatment of Moderate to Severe BPH in Clinical Trial
Guest Editorial
New Review on Echinacea Reinvigorates Debate on Evidence of Popular Herb's Benefits
The Unaffordable Cost of Not Funding Research in Herbal Medicine
Market Report
Integrated Herbal Supplement Users: Their Pathways to Usage
Legal & Regulatory
Proposed Quality Control Guidelines for the EU Directive on Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products: Implications for Small- to Medium-Sized Enterprises
Book Reviews
Natural Standard Herb & Supplement Handbook: The Clinical Bottom Line and Natural Standard Herb & Supplement Reference: Evidence-Based Clinical Reviews
Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Cardiovascular Disease
Understanding Medicinal Plants: Their Chemistry and Therapeutic Action
Complex Herbs–Complete Medicines: A Merger of Eclectic & Naturopathic Visions of Botanical Medicine
In Memoriam
Enid A. Haupt 1906-2005
Maurice Hanssen 1931-2005
Silena Heron 1947-2005
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