Botanicals

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Vetting suppliers becomes ever more crucial as US-China tensions rise

By Hank Schultz

Heightened US-China tensions have caused planners in all industrial sectors to reevaluate their sourcing arrangements. Stakeholders in the dietary supplement industry say having firm relationships with well-vetted suppliers is the best way to manage...

Chamomile harvests - yields and quality - are being challenged by climate change.   Image © jessicahyde / Getty Images

Botanical yields fall as climate change affects harvests

By Stephen Daniells

Extreme weather events from heat waves and droughts to ‘hundred-year storms’ happening every two years, the impact of climate change is obvious. And few industries are witnessing the impact as much as botanical supply chain.

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Study: Prunes preserve hip BMD in postmenopausal women

By Danielle Masterson

Prunes contain vitamins and minerals like fiber, vitamin K, magnesium, potassium, boron, copper and polyphenols that protect the bones. Regular consumption of prunes can reduce proinflammatory cytokines, markers of inflammation that can contribute to...

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FDA cites four more honey products for knockoff ED drugs

By Hank Schultz

The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to four companies marketing sexual enhancement supplements ostensibly based on honey but which contained undeclared ED drugs. The warning letters were part of a ongoing enforcement effort on...

Countdown to Beauty-from-Within Webinar

Countdown to Beauty-from-Within Webinar

By Danielle Masterson

We’re just days away from our beauty-from-within webinar and our expert panel is ready to dig into the latest in ingredients, products and research.

NutraCast: Turning to CBD for mental health

NutraCast: Turning to CBD for mental health

By Danielle Masterson

Between Covid-19, supply chain issues and inflation, life is taking a serious toll on mental health. But more and more people are looking for ways to address mental health without a prescription.

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Sabinsa mourns passing of CEO V.G. Nair

Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Sami-Sabinsa Group’s founder, Chairman, and Managing Director, has expressed his sadness at the death of the group’s CEO, V.G. Nair.

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