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2014-03-24 23:04:10

Standard Process Inc. recognizes and congratulates the herbalists as the first authors to earn their second James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. Palmyra, WI (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 For the second time in 10 years, renowned herbalists Kerry Bone and Simon Mills have earned the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. The 2013 honor was given to Bone and Mills for their work on the second edition of "Principles and...

2014-03-03 04:22:51

AUSTIN, Texas, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) announces that herbalist and educator Sara Katz has been selected as the second-ever recipient of its Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award. The award is granted to persons in the herbal medicine community who have played a significant role in creating a sense of community among herbalists, researchers, members of the herb and natural products communities, and related groups...

2014-02-25 12:26:37

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) is pleased to announce that two authors will be joint recipients of this year's James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award. Co-authors, herbalists, clinicians, and researchers Simon Mills and Kerry Bone will receive ABC's 2013 award for the significantly revised and updated edition of their internationally renowned herbal medicine clinical practice guide, Principles and...

2014-02-05 12:29:23

Appointment of medicinal plant experts from 10 countries reflects the nonprofit's ever-growing international scope AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Botanical Council (ABC) welcomes 10 new expert members to its Advisory Board. The addition of these distinguished individuals -- who represent 10 countries from 5 continents -- highlights the increasingly international and diverse nature of the ABC Advisory Board. The new members will bring their...

2014-01-23 16:21:56

Ginseng stakeholders challenge 'Appalachian Outlaws' to set the record straight ATHENS, Ohio., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental, trade and academic organizations are criticizing History(®) (formerly The History Channel) for its false portrayal of the wild American ginseng harvest presented on its 'reality' style show, 'Appalachian Outlaws.' This series showcases trespassing and theft, parodies rural Americans as criminals, and ignores the tradition of wild...

2014-01-14 08:29:07

Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research Adds New Dimension of International Support to Quality Control Program AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest international professional organization of scientists who analyze and research medicinal plants and therapeutic derivatives thereof has endorsed an educational program that advises industry, health professionals, and researchers about the challenges of adulterated herb and botanical...

Study Finds Unlabeled Ingredients In Many Dietary Supplements
2013-10-11 17:49:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Dietary supplements promise all sorts of benefits, from improved joint health to cognitive improvements. However, a new Canadian study in the journal BMC Medicine has found the many of these herbal products contain ingredients that are not listed on the label and could be dangerous to ingest. In the study, researchers from the University of Guelph tested 44 herbal products sold by 12 companies. Just two of the companies were...

2013-07-22 13:06:10

Chinese herbal medicine, which has been used for thousands of years in China, has long been considered an effective treatment for vascular dementia. There are already meta-analyses of the effects of herbal extracts (ginkgo biloba and huperzine A) on vascular dementia. However, there has been no systematic review of the efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicines for vascular dementia, despite its wide use in clinical practice. A recent study published in the Neural Regeneration Research...

2013-07-21 23:02:09

Buddha’s Herbs Premium Coq10 100 mg product qualifies in Consumer Lab Independent Testing and makes its way into the top sellers on Amazon. New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 Buddha’s Herbs a fast growing dietary supplement and herbal tea manufacturer achieved another milestone when its Premium Coq10 100 mg product http://bit.ly/1dGteb2 was qualified in Consumer Lab Independent Testing. The testing was conducted in June 2013 and Consumer Lab declared that Buddha’s Herbs product met...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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