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Dec 18, 2015, 14:30 ET
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SFI International Recognized for Adopting Bacopa through American Botanical Council's Adopt-an-Herb Program

 The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) gratefully recognizes the support of Soho Flordis International (SFI) following its "adoption"...

Dec 07, 2015, 18:13 ET
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ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program Publishes Black Cohosh Laboratory Guidance Document

The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program has published a new Laboratory Guidance Document on black cohosh (Actaea racemosa) root...

Oct 06, 2015, 15:54 ET
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Teawolf "Adopts" Guayusa under Agreement with American Botanical Council

 The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) is honored to announce that natural ingredients manufacturer Teawolf has adopted the...

Sep 09, 2015, 22:01 ET
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American Botanical Council: New York Attorney General's Investigation on Devil's Claw Ignores Expert Evaluations and Provides No Benefit to the Public

The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) says that the New York Attorney General's (NY AG's) investigation on the herb devil's claw has...

Jun 17, 2015, 15:24 ET
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ABC Says Echinacea Preparation as Effective as Tamiflu® in Early Flu Cases in Large Clinical Trial

 New clinical research suggests that an herbal medicinal product containing a proprietary combination of a concentrated echinacea herb and root...

Feb 04, 2015, 09:00 ET
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ABC Says New York Attorney General Misused DNA Testing for Herbal Supplements

 The New York State Attorney General (AG) Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a press release stating that his office sent cease-and-desist letters...

Jan 08, 2015, 17:36 ET
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Botanical Adulterants Program Introduces "Laboratory Guidance Documents" Series to Help Industry Detect Potential Herb Adulteration

 The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program announces the inaugural publication of its Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) series for...

Dec 03, 2014, 08:30 ET
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DIANA, FOOD "Adopts" Herb Acerola through the American Botanical Council

 The American Botanical Council (ABC) is pleased to announce that DIANA, FOOD, a supplier of natural ingredient solutions based in France, has...

Nov 20, 2014, 18:02 ET
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US Tea Sales Increase 5.9% in 2013

 Tea is the world's second most-consumed beverage after water. According to a new report published in the current issue of HerbalEGram —...

Oct 15, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Distinguished Scientist John Cardellina Joins ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program

The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program (BAP) is pleased to announce the addition of John H. Cardellina II, PhD, as Chief Technical...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Tea Taste and Quality Affected by Climate Change

The chemistry, taste, and health effects of tea can vary with changes in climate, says a new article published by the nonprofit American Botanical...

Sep 08, 2014, 08:00 ET
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International Dietary Supplement Trade Alliance Endorses Botanical Adulterants Educational Program

 The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has endorsed the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program,...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Herbal Dietary Supplement Retail Sales Up 7.9% in 2013

 Sales of herbal dietary supplements in the United States increased by 7.9% in 2013, reaching a total estimated figure of six billion dollars...

Jun 17, 2014, 07:00 ET
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ABC: "Botanical Adulterants Monitor" Published by Herb Quality Consortium

 A consortium of nonprofit herbal advocacy and research organizations announces the publication of a new e-newsletter, the "Botanical...

Mar 10, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Wakunaga Receives ABC's 7th Annual Varro E. Tyler Phytomedicinal Research Award

 The American Botanical Council (ABC) has presented its 2013 Varro E. Tyler Commercial Investment in Phytomedicinal Research Award to Wakunaga...

Mar 03, 2014, 04:00 ET
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Herbal Advocate Sara Katz to Receive American Botanical Council Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award

The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) announces that herbalist and educator Sara Katz has been selected as the second-ever recipient of...

Feb 25, 2014, 13:18 ET
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American Botanical Council Announces Recipients of James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

 The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) is pleased to announce that two authors will be joint recipients of this year's James A. Duke...

Feb 18, 2014, 14:31 ET
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Gordon Cragg to Receive American Botanical Council's Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical Research Award

The American Botanical Council (ABC) recognizes Gordon M. Cragg, PhD, of Bethesda, Maryland, as the recipient of the ABC Norman R. Farnsworth...

Feb 05, 2014, 13:19 ET
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American Botanical Council Names New Advisory Board Members from International Arena

Appointment of medicinal plant experts from 10 countries reflects the nonprofit's ever-growing international scope The American Botanical...

Jan 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
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American Botanical Council Publishes Revolutionary Analysis Unlocking Mysteries of 500-Year-Old Manuscript

Authors Propose Unique New World Origins of Obscure Voynich Manuscript in HerbalGram In the 100th issue of its quarterly,...