Analysis of 35 commercial dietary supplements of Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis L.) showed that only three did not contain what they claimed to contain. Goldenseal adulteration is well documented, and one expert says it's difficult to believe that...
HerbalGram has grown into one of the world’s most influential herbal medicine journals as it celebrates its 35th anniversary. Founder Mark Blumenthal says he’s certain he made the right decision almost 30 years ago to give the publication away.
The botanical Boswellia has been used for its anti-inflammatory properties for millennia, but it’s not uncommon to find some products today labeled as Boswellia to skimp on the amount of the botanical or to substitute in a less-researched form.
Valensa International has fixed on a certification from the Florida Department of Agriculture as a way to highlight the special properties of saw palmetto and the quality issues that surround the botanical.
FDA is stepping up monitoring illegal products entering the country, according to a blog post from Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. The development was welcomed by industry stakeholders, assuming it is more than mere window dressing.