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Issue 76
Fall 2007
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World - A Book Review
Itzama: Revival of Traditional Healing by the Q'eqchi' Maya of Southern Belize
GLUCOPHAGE: Diabetic Drug Based on Traditional Herb Celebrates 50 Years of Use
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Herb Profiles


ABC News
ABC Introduces New HerbEClips Service
ABC Memorial Tree Program
Employee Profile: Matthew Magruder
Organization News
CRN and DSEA Launch Campaigns to Enhance Image of Dietary Supplement Industry
AHP Publishes Feverfew Monograph
Grants & Awards
Mitscher Receives ASP 2007 Research Achievement Award
Eshbaugh Receives 2007 Distinguished Economic Botanist Award
Balick and Low Dog Among Recipients of Natural Products Association 2007 Award
World News
Naturopathic Profession Growing Rapidly in US and Canada
Research Reviews
Saw Palmetto and Tamsulosin (Flomax®) Tested for the Treatment of BPH Symptoms
Green Tea Consumption Tends to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk in Women
Comfrey Root Ointment Reduces Pain in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis
Special Arnica Gel as Effective as Ibuprofen Gel in Osteoarthritis of the Hands
Use of Aloe to Heal Burn Wounds
Legal & Regulatory
Review of FDA’s Final GMPs for Dietary Supplements
Conference Reports
Traditional Herbal Medicines: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future
Book Reviews
New Book Profiles
Healing with Herbs and Rituals
Maya Medicine: Traditional Healing in Yucatán
Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Policy and Public Health
Anadenanthera: Visionary Plant of Ancient South America
The Health Professional's Guide to Dietary Supplements
In Memoriam
Tsai-Fan Yu - 1911–2007
William F. Whitman Jr. - 1914–2007
Tod H. Mikuriya - 1933–2007
Polly Hill - 1907–2007
Lady Bird Johnson - 1912–2007