American Botanical Council

©Getty Images - ivstiv

Guest article

ABC expanded education mission in 2021, with more to come

By Mark Blumenthal, Founder & Executive Director, American Botanical Council

ABC continues its ongoing commitment to science-based herbal medicinal products and practices, supporting an authentic and sustainable/regenerative global value network with a wide variety of reports, educational materials, and quality and sustainability...

Image: © iStockPhoto / natureunleashednet

ABC Community Builder Award recipient announced

By Stephen Daniells

The American Botanical Council has announced that Michael Tierra, LAc, OMD, AHG, is the recipient of the 2015 ABC Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award.

ABC offers exhaustive look at history, implications of NYAG affair

ABC offers exhaustive look at history, implications of NYAG affair

By Hank Schultz

The American Botanical Council has released an in-depth look at the history and implications of the New York Attorney General affair on the organization’s website.  The 9,500-word article, containing 71 references, is the most detailed look at the situation...

ABC taps into European herbal insights via new advisory board member

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe

ABC taps into European herbal insights via new advisory board member

By Hank Schultz

Europe, and especially Germany, has historically been a hotbed of herbal lore, science and product development. The American Botanical Council recently tapped into this knowledge in a more fundamental way by adding Joerg Gruenwald, PhD, to its advisory...

American Botanical Council awards botanical excellence in Anaheim

American Botanical Council awards botanical excellence in Anaheim

By Stephen DANIELLS

The recipients of the American Botanical Council's (ABC) 9th Annual Celebration and Awards Ceremony stepped into the spotlights in Anaheim, California recently to collect their awards. Here's our gallery of all the worthy recipients.

'American' herbal organizations adopt increasingly global perspective

'American' herbal organizations adopt increasingly global perspective

By Hank Schultz

The US dietary supplement market, nourished by the streamlined regulatory structure put into place by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act, is the most vibrant in the world.  But that hasn’t stopped the three leading organizations devoted to...

ABC's HerbalGram celebrates 30th anniversary

ABC's HerbalGram celebrates 30th anniversary

By Hank Schultz

The American Botanical Council hit a milestone with the 30th anniversary of its quarterly publication, HerbalGram. The publication, which began life as a simple newsletter, has now transformed into an 80-page, full color magazine/journal hybrid featuring...

HerbDay celebrates role of medicinal plants in human health

HerbDay celebrates role of medicinal plants in human health

By Hank Schultz

The annual HerbDay national celebration, whose 8th edition is set for this Saturday, May 4, was begun as a way to rember the important role herbs play in health and have played in human history, says one of the event’s founders.

Nonprofits join forces to tackle botanical adulteration

Nonprofits join forces to tackle botanical adulteration

By Elaine Watson

Three leading not-for-profit organizations have joined forces to create an education program to help the dietary supplements trade wise up to the tricks used by unscrupulous suppliers to adulterate botanicals.

American Botanical Council awards excellence in Anaheim

American Botanical Council awards excellence in Anaheim

By Stephen Daniells

The American Botanical Council (ABC) hosted its 6th Annual Celebration and Awards Ceremony in Anaheim, California, and honored individuals and companies who influence the present and future of the herbal medicine movement.

Spotlight

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers