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2010-03-31 06:22:55

A unique collection of St John's wort (Hypericum) curated by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Ames, Iowa, is providing university collaborators with genetically diverse, well-documented sources of this herb to use in studies examining its medicinal potential.

2006-05-05 10:33:39

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some products now sold in the US as black cohosh don't contain the popular herbal medicine at all, a new study shows.


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2009-02-28 22:59:02

White Baneberry (Actaea pachypoda) also known as Doll's Eyes, is a species of flowering plant native to eastern North America. It grows in clay to coarse loamy upland soils. It is found in hardwood and mixed-forest stands. This is a herbaceous perennial plant that grows to 19.75 inches high. It has toothed, bipinnate compound leaves that are up to 15.75 inches long and 12 inches broad. It has white flowers. Its most striking feature is its fruit. The fruit is a tiny white berry, whose...

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