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Pomegranate Laboratory Guidance Document Issued by ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program

The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has released a Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) on pomegranate (Punica granatum) juice and extracts. The new pomegranate LGD was written by John H. Cardellina II, PhD, a noted expert in natural products chemistry and analysis and chief technical consultant for BAPP. The guidance document details the chemical composition of pomegranate fruit and includes summaries of published analytical methods for juice and extract identity testing.Read more here.

Verdure Sciences Adopts Pomegranate through ABC’s Adopt-an-Herb Program

The American Botanical Council (ABC) welcomes Verdure Sciences’ adoption of pomegranate (Punica granatum) through ABC’s Adopt-an-Herb botanical education program. Verdure Sciences’ adoption supports ABC’s extensive HerbMedPro database, ensuring that this essential educational resource remains up to date for researchers, health professionals, industry, students, consumers, and other members of the herbal and dietary supplements community. Read more here.

Celebrate the 13th Annual HerbDay in Austin on May 5th

AUSTIN, Texas (March 30, 2018) — On Saturday, May 5, the nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) will celebrate the 13th annual HerbDay with a variety of herbal educational activities, including presentations from local and national herbal experts. The HerbDay event occurs at ABC’s headquarters at the historic Case Mill Homestead, 6200 Manor Road in East Austin, from 10 am until 4 pm. It is free and open to the public. Read more here.


Tieraona Low Dog Receives Inaugural ABC Fredi Kronenberg Award for Excellence in Botanicals for Women’s Health

The American Botanical Council (ABC) recently presented its first annual Fredi Kronenberg Award for Excellence in Research and Education in Botanicals for Women’s Health to Tieraona Low Dog, MD, a highly respected expert in integrative medicine and women’s health. Read more here.








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