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Issue 87 HerbalGram. Fall 2010;87 




Herb Profiles Page
Aloe
by Gayle Engels; 1

Features Page
Hops (Humulus lupulus): A Review of its Historic and Medicinal Uses
by Uwe Koetter; Martin Biendl; 44
Plants of Semillas Sagradas
by Rafael Ocampo; Michael J. Balick; 32

Dear Reader Page
Cardiology Journal Refuses to Retract Error-Riddled Herb-Drug Interaction Article
by Mark Blumenthal; 8

ABC News Page
ABC Offers Free E-Greeting Cards
by Kelly E. Lindner; 15
ABC’s 2010 Educational Ecotour to the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest and Machu Picchu
by Kelly E. Lindner; 12
ABC’s Mark Blumenthal Receives Varro E. Tyler Prize from ASP
by Kelly E. Lindner; 16
HerbDay 2010 Celebrated at ABC Headquarters
14

Research/World News Page
Bars and Restaurants Introduce Herbal Cocktails
by Kelly E. Lindner; 18
India Makes Grenade from World’s Hottest Chili Pepper
by Kelly E. Lindner; 20
Survey Reveals Doctors Know Little about Herbal Medicine
by Kelly E. Lindner; 21

Research Reviews Page
Andrographis Extract Shown to Provide Relief forCommon Cold Symptoms
by Heather S. Oliff; 28
Green Tea Review Suggests Ability to Control Obesity and Diabetes among Many Other Health Benefits
by Shari Henson; 29
Pelargonium Root Extract Tablet Tested for Safe and Effective Treatment of Acute Bronchitis
by Marissa Oppel-Sutter; 30
Siliphos® Special Milk Thistle Extract Shows Benefit in Chemotherapy Hepatotoxicity in Children
by Marissa Oppel-Sutter; 26
Special Rose Hip Powder Improves Aspects of Rheumatoid Arthritis
by Marissa Oppel-Sutter; 24

Conference Reports Page
Botanical Research at “Psychedelic Science in the 21st Century”
by Brad Burge; 60
Medicinal Plants Discussed at the 15th Meeting of CITES
by Patricia S. De Angelis; Patricia Ford; Kelly E. Lindner; 58

Book Reviews Page
Chinese Nutrition Therapy: Dietetics in Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2nd ed.
by Armando González-Stuart; 65
Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2nd ed.
by Sungmi Lian; 66
Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology and Applications
by Ethan Russo; 62
Integrative Oncology
by Debi Walker; 67
New Book Profiles
68
Stockley’s Herbal Medicines Interactions
by Francis Brinker; 68
Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial
by Dennis V.C. Awang; 63

In Memoriam Page
Buckston Alexander Harrison
by Diane Robertson; 73
Howard Lotsof
by Lindsay Stafford; 74
Maury Silverman
by Kelly E. Lindner; 70
Stephen McNamara
by Kelly E. Lindner; 72

Conservation Page
Efforts to Increase Sustainability of Ayurvedic Plants in India
by Courtney Cavaliere;



HerbalGram. Summer 2010;86 Issue 86


Page


Herb profile: Açaí
by Gayle Engels;

1


Features

Page

Ensuring the Specific Identity and Quality of Herbal Products by the Power of DNA
by Matthew Cimino;

50

Medicinal Use of Threatened Animal Species and the Search for Botanical Alternatives
by Courtney Cavaliere;

34


Dear Reader

Page

Dear Reader
by Mark Blumenthal;

6


ABC News

Page

ABC Co-Produces “Herbal Insights” Segments for Healing Quest PBS TV Series

16

ABC Welcomes 11 New Advisory Board Members
by Lindsay Stafford;

10

ABC’s 2010 Botanical Excellence Awards
by Kelly E. Lindner;

12

HerbMedProTM — Using the Dynamic Updates Feature
by Jacqueline C. Wootton;

15


Organization News

Page

NCCAM’s New Direction Emphasizes Real-World Research
by Lindsay Stafford;

17


Research/World News

Page

Concerns Over Use of African Herbs During the 2010 World Cup
by Lindsay Stafford;

24

Herbal and Traditional Medicine in Post-Earthquake Haiti
by Lindsay Stafford;

20

Herbal Apps for the iPhone® and iPod Touch®
by Kelly E. Lindner;

26

Traveling Medicinal Herbman Garden Project
by Lindsay Stafford;

22


Research Reviews

Page

Green Tea May Be Useful at Preventing Prostate Cancer
by Brenda Milot;

28

Hibiscus Tea Lowers Blood Pressure in Adults
by Marissa Oppel-Sutter;

27

Saffron Extract Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s Disease in Comparative Trial
by Heather S. Oliff;

30

Study Finds Chamomile Effective in Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder
by Heather S. Oliff;

32

Turmeric Extract Comparable to Ibuprofen in Treating Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms
by Shari Henson;

33


Legal & Regulatory

Page

European Union Prepares for Full Enforcement of Traditional Herbal Medicine Regulations
by Lindsay Stafford;

58


Market Report

Page

Herbal Supplement Sales Rise in All Channels in 2009
by Courtney Cavaliere; Patrick Rea; Mary Ellen Lynch; Mark Blumenthal;

62


Book Reviews

Page

Caribbean Herbal Pharmacopoeia
by Djaja Doel Soejarto;

73

Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications
by Stuart Watts;

68

Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulas and Strategies
by Subhuti Dharmananda;

66

Essential Oil-Bearing Grasses: The Genus Cymbopogon
by Mindy Green;

71

Native American Medicinal Plants: An Ethnobotanical Dictionary
by Nancy J.  Turner;

70

New Book Profiles

74

Nutraceuticals, Glycemic Health and Type 2 Diabetes
by Armando González-Stuart;

69

Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine
by William Morris;

72

The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea
by Scott Chamberlin Hoyt;

67

Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy
by Armando González-Stuart;

68






HerbalGram Issue 85


Page

Butcher's Broom
by Gayle Engels;

1


Features

Page

Lunar Influence: Understanding Chemical Variation and Seasonal Impacts on Botanicals
by Ian Cole; Michael J. Balick;

50

Safety and Efficacy of Hydroxycitric Acid Derived from Garcinia cambogia – A Literature Review
by Sidney Stohs; Harry Preuss; Sunny Ohia; Gilbert Kaats; Carl Keen; Lonnie Williams; George Burdock;

58

The Rich History, Current State, and Possible Future of Natural and Traditional Medicine in Cuba
by Lindsay Stafford;

40

“Cinderella” Schisandra: A Project Linking Conservation and Local Livelihoods in the Upper Yangtze Ecoregion of China
by Anthony Cunningham; Josef Brinckmann;

28


Dear Reader

Page

Dear Reader
by Mark Blumenthal;

8


ABC News

Page

Margaret Wittenberg Joins ABC’s Board of Trustees
by Kelly E. Lindner;

14

Meet ABC Board Member Fredi Kronenberg: Physiologist and CAM Expert
by Kelly E. Lindner;

12


Organization News

Page

Manu Cloud Forest Canopy Observatory Completed
by Lindsay Stafford;

15


Research/World News

Page

Researchers Possibly Identify Mythical Herb with Power to Restore Life
by Kelly E. Lindner;

17

US Government Stimulus Money Funding New Herbal Research on Cancer and in Other Areas
by Kelly E. Lindner;

19


Research Reviews

Page

Chinese Herb Tripterygium Shown Effective Compared to Sulfasalazine in Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
by Brenda Milot, ELS;

24

Elderberry Extract Shows Activity for Treating Influenza Symptoms in Pilot Trial
by Marissa Oppel-Sutter, MS;

21

Herbal Combination Studied as Aid to Benzodiazepine Withdrawal
by Heather S. Oliff, Ph.D.;

26

Study Finds Echinacea/Sage Throat Spray as Effective as Chlorhexidine/Lidocaine for Acute Sore Throat
by Heather S. Oliff, Ph.D.;

22


Legal & Regulatory

Page

The State of Clinical Cannabis Research in the United States
by Lindsay Stafford;

64


Book Reviews

Page

Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention: Foundations & Evidence-based Interventions
Reviewed by Charlotte Gyllenhaal;

71

Demand and Supply of Medicinal Plants in India
Reviewed by Ranjit Puranik;

72

Duke’s Handbook of Medicinal Plants of the Bible
Reviewed by Mark Blumenthal;

69

Health and Beauty from the Rainforest: Malaysian Traditions of Ramuan
Reviewed by Steven Foster;

70

New Book Profiles

72

Plants of Semillas Sagradas: An Ethnomedicinal Garden in Costa Rica
Reviewed by James A. Duke, Ph.D.;

74

Spirulina in Human Nutrition and Health
Reviewed by Mohammed Youssefi;

69


In Memoriam

Page

Annie (Dorothy) Mad Plume Wall
by Kelly E. Lindner;

76

Luis Diego Gómez Pignataro
by Kelly E. Lindner;

75







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