Medicinal Plants

What’s going on with the NY AG 7?

Special Edition: Botanicals

What’s going on with the NY AG 7?

By Stephen Daniells

The initial investigation launched by NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman focused on seven herbs - Echinacea, garlic, Ginkgo biloba, ginseng, Saw Palmetto, St John’s wort and Valerian. We review the data to see what’s happened to these ingredients. 

2004 Horticopia, Inc. Photography by Robert E. Lyons

Harvest data on top-selling herbs reveals tonnage rollercoaster ride

By Elaine Watson

New data from the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) reveals that harvests of top-selling herbs black cohosh, slippery elm bark and cascara sagrada have been pretty volatile over the past decade, although goldenseal root has been far more consistent.


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