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Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Ginkgo Leaf Extract Laboratory Guidance Document

AUSTIN, Texas (May 10, 2022) — The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program announces the publication of a new Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) on ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) leaf extractsGinkgo leaf extracts are widely used around the globe to improve mental performance, for circulatory issues such as peripheral arterial occlusive disease, and for vertigo and tinnitus.

ABC Announces Election of Herb Experts Low Dog, Brinckmann, and Hobbs to Board of Trustees

AUSTIN, Texas (April 20, 2022) — The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) announces the election of widely respected medicinal plant experts Tieraona Low Dog, MD, Josef Brinckmann, and Christopher Hobbs, PhD, LAc, to the ABC Board of Trustees.

ABC Presents 2022 Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award to Emily Ruff

April 05, 2022

The American Botanical Council has presented its 2022 Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award to Emily Ruff, a community herbalist, director of Sage Mountain Botanical Sanctuary in Vermont, and founder and CEO of the Florida School of Holistic Living.

Tributes to Steven Foster

March 23, 2022

It is with a deeply saddened heart that we share with you the unexpected news of the passing of our dear friend, longtime ABC contributor, and member of the ABC Board of Trustees Steven Foster. Steven died suddenly the weekend of January 15, 2022.

ABC and SHP Present Free Webinars Covering SHP Toolkit, Ethnobotany, and More

March 23, 2022

The American Botanical Council and Sustainable Herbs Program are hosting a series of free webinars with leaders in the botanical community. Topics include the SHP Toolkit, a special Ethnobotany Series, and more. Read more here