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Issue 95
Fall 2012
The Journal of the American Botanical Council
New Research Supports Synthetic Origin of DMAA in Supplements
Eu Yan Sang: “Caring for Humankind” with Traditional Chinese Medicine for 133 Years
Reading Rumphius: The English Translation of The Ambonese Herbal, The Most Important Translation of a Classic Herbal Publication in this Century
The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Medicinal Plant Garden: Case Study of a New Teaching Garden with a History
Dear Reader
Herb Supplement Sales Increase in 2011, New DMAA Research, and More
Herb Profiles


ABC News
American Botanical Council Announces Major Milestone: Publication of 5,000th HerbClipTM Research Summary
American Botanical Council Announces New Publication Herbal News & Events
Employee Profile: Sara Ellis
Organization News
Lloyd Library and Museum Names ABC’s Blumenthal to New Honorary Advisory Board
Crowdsourcing Science: A New Frontier in Fundraising
Grants & Awards
Sponsor of Sustainable and Panda-Friendly Chinese Schisandra Project Awarded a 2012 Equator Prize
Four Elements Herbals Receives USDA Grant for Bagging Herbal Teas
World News
High Urinary Tract Cancer Rate in Taiwan Associated with Exposure to Aristolochic Acid
European Medicines Agency Publishes 7 New Final Community Monographs for Herbs
First Traditional Chinese Medicine Obtains Traditional Herbal Registration in European Union
Cannabis Update
Is CBD the Answer?: Analyzing the Role of Cannabidiol in Medicinal Cannabis
Research Reviews
American Ginseng Extract Improves Working Memory in Schizophrenia Patients
Special Curcumin Extract from Turmeric Shows Promise in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Pilot Trial
Effect of Ginger on Acute and Delayed Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting
Extract of Pelargonium sidoides Root (EPs 7630) Safe and Effective in Children, Adolescents with Acute Bronchitis
Effect of Rosemary on Cognitive Performance
Market Report
Herb Supplement Sales Increase 4.5% in 2011
Book Reviews
The Modern Ayurveda: Milestones Beyond the Classical Age
Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil
The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America
Encyclopedia of Islamic Herbal Medicine
Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy
A Guide to Pronouncing Plant Names
In Memoriam
Joseph M. Bassett: 1932–2012
Shiu-ying Hu, PhD: 1910–2012
Book Profiles
New Book Profiles