Monthly Archives: March 2020

A message from Rosemary 💖💞💖

A special note from Rosemary! Dearest Friends & Herbal Students, Warm spring greetings.  What a world we woke up too! And yet, spring comes irrevocably, with a thousand seeds beneath the ground getting ready to thrust upwards.  Tree buds are bursting forth as they’ve done for millennia, flowers are blooming and birds returning in great flocks to the northlands.  In

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The National Library of Medicine Expands Access to Coronavirus Literature Through PubMed Central

March 26, 2020 To: ABC Members and Supporters From: American Botanical Council Re: The National Library of Medicine Expands Access to Coronavirus Literature Through PubMed Central The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is expanding access to scientific papers on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by expanding the number of journal articles available

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A Brief History of Chloroquine

FDA fast-tracks the drug, modeled after the natural substance quinine in cinchona bark, for use in COVID-19 clinical trials Editor’s note: The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) is disseminating this information to its members and other stakeholders in the medicinal plant community to provide historical insight into the ethnobotanical approach to drug discovery with respect to chloroquine and its derivative hydroxychloroquine.

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Fire Cider Remedy, by Rosemary Gladstar

http://www.rosemarysremedies.com Herbalist Rosemary Gladstar shares how to make Fire Cider, a cold and flu remedy that she formulated and shared with the world. This is a perfect remedy for someone who needs a fiery kick to his or her immune system. A blend of spicy and sweet flavors was combined to enhance your circulatory and digestive system. Will come in

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