RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
March 31, 2019
GOLDENSEAL: THE PLANT
A perennial herb with yellow knotted roots
Goldenseal has a four year growth period
Roots and rhizomes contain bioactive compounds
Traditionally used in Native American medicine
Popular since the mid-1800’s
Cultivated in Eastern North America
Continued use of goldenseal today
Considered an endangered plant
July 30, 2017
Natural or botanical health products
Overview of usage of herbal products for health
Different Types of Herbal Products
Supervised by health care practitioners
As self-care products, self-directed use (NPHs regulations)
Issues with Botanical Health Products
Concern about predictable quality and health benefit?
Biological effects are induces by secondary plant metabolites, which are produc...
July 24, 2017
GINSENG: THE PLANT
Perennial herb with short underground stem and fleshy white root.
Three or four years, the plants starts to flower.
Most plant parts contain active components
Main roots used for Traditional Chinese Medicine
Mayor Panax species:
Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer: Oriental, Asian or Korea ginseng. Long hsitory of use >> 4,000 years. Cultivated in China, Korea, and Japan....
Facts about Goldenseal
All you need to know about Ginseng
Scientific Publications on ginseng and related products
July 20, 2017
March 2019 (1)
July 2017 (3)