American Botanical Council

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American Botanical Council



A nonprofit organization that disseminates information about herbal medicines to the media, the public, and the scientific and professional communities. ABC publishes HerbalGram, a quarterly journal, among other reference material.
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BLUMENTHAL is the founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council, an independent, nonprofit, research and education organization in Austin, Tex.
"But if you stick with it, eventually you will find the answer." CONTACT: American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, (323)937-5514,; American Botanical Council, (512)926-4900,; American Holistic Health Association, (714)779-6152,; American Massage Therapy Association, (847) 864-0123.
When used topically, herbs may be prepared as tinctures, liniments, or poultices (American Botanical Council, 2000).
The American Botanical Council (ABC) is a nonprofit educational organization founded by Mark Blumenthal, editor of Herbalgram, the journal of the ABC and the Herb Research Foundation.
The United States, however, supports very little research into whole herbs--in part because its drug approval process doesn't accommodate undifferentiated mixtures of natural chemicals whose collective function is uncertain, notes Mark Blumenthal of the American Botanical Council in Austin, Texas.
According to Steven Foster, a botanist and consultant for the American Botanical Council, no studies are planned in the U.S.
"These oils have been used for centuries," says Mark Blumenthal, director of the American Botanical Council. "For example, the Latin word for pennyroyal is mentha pulegium, or 'flea mint.' The Romans used pennyroyal collars on dogs to repel fleas."
The American Botanical Council (ABC) named Jim Emme as the recipient of its ABC Champion Award for 2018.
"Herbs are orders of magnitude safer, and they're also cheaper." Mark Blumenthal, founder of the nonprofit American Botanical Council, thinks that if the current regulations were to be fully, consistently and effectively enforced, no further regulations would be necessary.
Hoffmann was a founding member and past president of the American Herbalists Guild and is a board member of the American Botanical Council and United Plant Savers.
Pharmavite also has a noteworthy consumer education partnership with the American Botanical Council. The joint effort has led to extended, multipage product labels on select Nature's Resource products.

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