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American Botanical Council Publishes Monograph on Pycnogenol

Austin, TX—The American Botanical Council (ABC) has published an updated ingredient-specific monograph summarizing selected scientific and clinical studies of Pycnogenol®, according to a press...
Ashwagandha

ABC: Ashwagandha Root Materials May Be Adulterated With Leaves, Stems

Austin, TX—The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) released a Botanical Adulterants Prevention Bulletin on ashwagandha root and root extract, according to a press...

HerbalGram Celebrates 35 Years of Publication

Austin,TX-- The American Botanical Council's quarterly journal, HerbalGram celebrates its 35 year anniversary. It began in 1983 as a black-and-white newsletter and today has expanded to an 82-page...

Tieraona Low Dog Receives Inaugural ABC Fredi Kronenberg Award

Austin, TX — Tieraona Low Dog, MD, has received the American Botanical Council's (ABC) first annual Fredi Kronenberg Award for Excellence in Research and...

Richard Griffin Named American Botanical Council Champion for 2017

Austin, TX – Richard “Dick” Griffin has received the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) Champion Award for 2017. Griffin has consistently served ABC and other organizations...

Botanical Adulterants Program Changes Name

Austin, TX — The American Botanical Council (ABC) is changing the name of its program. Effective immediately, the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program will be...
Cranberry Extract

ABC Issues Botanical Adulterants Report on Cranberry

Cranberry is one of the most popular herbal dietary supplements on the U.S. market, and is most often used for preventing and treating recurrent...
Rhodiola Rosea

ABC Issues Adulterant Bulletin; Announces Raw Materials Program

The Botanical Adulterants Program has released a new bulletin on Rhodiola rosea. Most of the rhodiola material in trade comes from China, where it...

SupplySide West: ABC’s Mark Blumenthal on Botanical Adulteration

Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council, spoke with Laurie Petersen, WholeFoods Magazine editor-in-chief about the evolution of the industry...
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U.S. Herbal Supplement Retail Sales Grow by 7.7% in 2016

Austin, TX — Consumers in the United States spent an estimated 7.7% more on herbal dietary supplements in 2016 than in the previous year,...