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2012-03-09 08:00:00

Bioforce - Swiss Herbal Products Company Noted for Scientific and Clinical Research Recognized by American Botanical Council's for its continued investment in pharmacological and clinical research on key herbal products. To date Bioforce has at least 36 scientific studies, the majority having been published in scientific, peer-reviewed journals. (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Bioforce is very pleased to announce that the nonprofit American Botanical Council has chosen Bioforce AG as the recipient...

2011-03-11 00:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 6th Annual American Botanical Council Celebration and Awards Ceremony took place last night, honoring individuals and companies who influence the present and future of the herbal medicine movement. The ABC event is part of the annual Natural Products Expo West trade show and Nutracon scientific conference, held in Anaheim, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100430/DC95601LOGO) ABC presented the ABC James A....

2011-03-07 17:06:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new scientific review has concluded that bitter orange and bitter orange extract are safe in normal use as foods and ingredients in dietary supplements.(1) The extensively peer-reviewed safety evaluation was just published in HerbalGram, the quarterly journal of the American Botanical Council, an independent nonprofit research and education organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100430/DC95601LOGO) The safety...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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