Monthly Archives: July 2018

ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program Published Bulletin on Boswellia Resin Adulteration

Bulletin focuses on adulteration and substitution of boswellia with resins from related species AUSTIN, Texas (June 10, 2018) — The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has released a Botanical Adulterants Bulletin on boswellia (Boswellia serrata, Burseraceae) oleogum resin,* commonly referred to as Indian frankincense. Boswellia has been valued for its fragrance and medicinal properties for millennia. Following the release of the turmeric bulletin in

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Korean Red Ginseng May Reduce Genotoxicity and Improve Quality of Life in Patients with Epithelial Ovarian Cancer receiving Chemotherapy

Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) has no effective screening method for early detection, and it is often detected at advanced states. As a consequence, the survival rate is low. Patients diagnosed with EOC have a poor health-related quality of life (HRQL), which is worsened by chemotherapy. Complementary and alternative medicines are being evaluated to help improve HRQL in these patients. Korean

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