ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Publishes Bulletin on Boswellia Resin Adulteration
The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has released a bulletin on Boswellia serrata oleogum resin. The new boswellia bulletin was written by Allison McCutcheon, PhD, an expert in herbal medicine research. The bulletin summarizes the published data on boswellia quality issues, details analytical methods to detect adulteration, and provides information on the nomenclature, cultivation, harvest, and market importance of boswellia. Read more here.
Turmeric Bulletin Published by ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program
The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has released a bulletin on Curcuma longa rhizome and its extracts. The new turmeric bulletin was written by Ezra Bejar, PhD, a noted expert on botanical research. The bulletin lists the known adulterants, details analytical approaches to detect adulterants, and discusses safety aspects of known adulterants. Read more here.
Four Elements Adopts Lemon Balm through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program
The American Botanical Council welcomes Four Elements Organic Herbals' adoption of the lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) record in HerbMedPro. Read more here.
ABC is seeking a new Communication and Marketing Coordinator
The Communication and Marketing Coordinator, working with the Development Director, will be responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and refining ABC’s communications and marketing efforts with the goal of enhanced public awareness of the nonprofit educational mission of ABC, including the various benefits of herbs and other beneficial plants, and increased revenue to ABC. Read more here.
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