Tag Archives: Extracts

Boswellia Extract May Be Beneficial for Reducing Inflammation and Pain in Patients Newly Diagnosed with Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common age-related disorder associated with chronic inflammation, joint pain, decreased mobility, and negative impact on quality of life. OA of the knee is the most common form of arthritis. Acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the primary medications used for symptoms related to OA of the knee. These pharmacological interventions often lead to gastrointestinal, renal,

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Adulteration of Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) Rhizome, Root, and Extracts

By Ezra Bejar, PhD,a Roy Upton,b and John H. Cardellina II, PhDc American Botanical Council, PO Box 144345, Austin, TX 78714 American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, PO Box 66809, Scotts Valley, CA 95067, cReevesGroup, 1137 Treefern Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451*Corresponding author Keywords: Rhodiola rosea, rhodiola, rhodiola root, rhodiola root extract, arctic root, arctic rose, golden root, adulterant, adulteration, substitution, Rhodiola crenulata, Crassulaceae   Goal: The goal of this

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Bulletin on Adulteration of Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) Extracts

Goal: The goal of this bulletin is to provide timely information and/or updates on issues of adulteration of bilberry extract to the international herbal industry and extended natural products community in general. 1 General Information 1.1 Common name: Bilberry3 1.2 Other common names: English: European blueberry, whortleberry, huckleberry4 Chinese: Hei guo yue ju (黑果越桔) French: Myrtille, ambroche, ambreselle, brimbelle, gueule-noire,

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