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Issue 90
Summer 2011
The Journal of the American Botanical Council

Adaptogens: A Review of their History, Biological Activity, and Clinical Benefits

Development of Standard Reference Materials for the Analysis of Dietary Supplements: The Story Continues
Pu-erh Tea and the Southwest Silk Road: An Ancient Quest for Well-Being
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Herb Profiles

Gotu Kola

ABC News
ABC Announces Recipients of Annual Duke, Farnsworth, and Tyler Excellence Awards
ABC Assumes Full Ownership and Management of HerbMed® and HerbMedProTM Databases from Alternative Medicine Foundation
Organization News
NSF and NPA in Conflict over Standards for Natural Personal Care Products
Impact of WHO’s Upcoming Traditional Medicine Classification
World News

Phytopharm Returns Hoodia Gordonii Rights to South African R&D Company

UK Herbalists to be Licensed
Research Reviews
German Chaste Tree Extract Shows Improvement of PMS Symptoms
Ginger as Adjunct for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea in Young
Growth in Herbal Medicine Scientific and Clinical Literature from 1977 to 2007
Lavender Essential Oil and Povidone-Iodine Are Similarly Effective Treatments for Episiotomy Wound Healing
Market Report
Herb Sales Continue Growth – Up 3.3% in 2010
Book Reviews
African Herbal Pharmacopoeia
Ethnoveterinary Botanical Medicine: Herbal Medicines for Animal Health
Herbal Contraindications and Drug Interactions plus Herbal Adjuncts with Medicines, expanded 4th edition
Herbal Principles in Cosmetics: Properties and Mechanisms of Action
In Memoriam
Randall Sheldon Alberte
Ariipaea Salmon
Thomas DeBaggio