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2012-02-28 08:00:00

Supplements like H-Control by Organic Health Labs and others are incorporating ancient herbs, immune stimulating mushrooms and EpiCor for common colds. This year seems the worst on record in many part of the US, so changing our approach is critical to good health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Supplements like H-Control by Organic Health Labs and others are incorporating ancient herbs, immune stimulating mushrooms and EpiCor for common colds. This year seems the worst on record in...

2012-02-28 18:46:00

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia's Botanical Microscopy Text Named Recipient of ABC's Duke Award for Excellence in Botanical Literature AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Botanical Council (ABC) has announced the recipient of its James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award in the reference and technical book category. The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia's Botanical Pharmacognosy: Microscopic Characterization of Botanical Medicines (CRC...

2012-02-21 18:31:00

Article Notes History of Confusion of Skullcap with Germander AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The substitution and adulteration of skullcap with germander is a challenge that has plagued the herb industry in the United States and elsewhere for over 30 years, and the problem still persists today, according to an article in the Winter 2012 issue of HerbalGram (#93), which has just been released.(1) (Logo:...

2012-02-21 09:00:00

MURRAY, Utah, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Bioscience announced today it has been named the #1 top-selling maker of all-natural diet formulas in the 2011 SPINS Topline report, skyrocketing to a 31 percent market share in the company's first-ever appearance on the report. In addition to ranking Number One in sales overall, Creative Bioscience's hCG 1234(TM) is the top selling product in the category for 2011, surpassing well-known brands like Irwin Naturals and Nature's Way to take...

2012-02-16 05:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Botanicas flourish in many U.S. urban areas, following the domestic migration patterns of the Hispanic community. As Hispanic consumers look to Botanicas as a resource for complementary medicine--mainly herbal remedies--Consumer Reports offers some advice on the safe use of these treatments which are not subject to close government oversight. The full report is available at www.ConsumerReports.org. "Botanicas are important purveyors...

2012-02-10 16:07:00

New Advisors Represent a Wide Range of Expertise in Herbal Matters AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Botanical Council (ABC) announced in early February the addition of 15 new members to its Advisory Board. These esteemed individuals--with academic backgrounds ranging from nutrition, neurology, and naturopathy to anthropology, botany, ethnobotany, and biochemistry--are committed to promoting healthier living through herbal and plant-based medicine....

2012-02-07 20:45:00

Winter is peak time for flus and colds, which grip millions of people in the Northern hemisphere each year. And contrary to common belief, the best way to combat viruses and bacteria is not in the medicine cabinet — it´s in the kitchen. Here are tips from Topical BioMedics., Inc., and nutritionist Roufia Payman on boosting the immune system with foods from the kitchen. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 In the Northern hemisphere, it´s now peak time for flus and colds,...

2012-02-06 08:36:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Whether it is for sexual enhancement, dietary purposes, or overall well being, Americans have reportedly spent more than $28 billion on various supplements.  They consume vitamins, amino acids, herbal ingredients, minerals, and other natural products all the while assuming they are effective and safe.  As a result approximately 51,000 new supplements have been introduced to the public since the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). ...

2012-02-04 08:00:00

Berkeley´s Happy High Herb Shop is a premiere destination for the increasingly popular and highly sought after herb, Kratom. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2012 Happy High Herbs, a herb store in the Oakland and San Francisco area continually promotes a passion for health and a deep understanding of both the fun and medicinal side of herbal effects. It features a dazzling array of herbs to compliment every aspect of daily life, and it is proud to announce that it is now the premiere...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

In a show of tremendous generosity and support for Ayurvedic education and the promotion of herbs as medicine, ORGANIC INDIA, an herbal company based in Lucknow (India) and Boulder, Colorado (USA), has committed to helping the college build the first teaching herb garden and outdoor classroom of its kind in the United States. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 In a show of tremendous generosity and support for Ayurvedic education and the promotion of herbs as medicine, ORGANIC...


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Phytotherapy Research
2012-05-01 10:17:25

Phytotherapy Research is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing original research papers, short communications, reviews, and letters on medicinal plant research. Topics include pharmacology, toxicology, and the clinical applications of herbs and natural products in medicine, from case histories to clinical trials, including studies of herb-drug interactions and other aspects of the safety of herbal medicines. Short communications dealing with the pharmacology and screening...

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