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2014 AHA Back Issues 29:1-4
AHA Issue 29:1: MEDICAL HERBALISM
Mulberry Profile. Plant-based dyes, Cassia controlled, Herbal Free clinics & Busses! Chimps & Monarchs self-medicate, Cilantro extracts heavy metals, Geranium & Ginger for COPD, Pomegranate/Chamomile mouthwash, Violet actives WBCs. Also, St. John’s wort clears drugs, Fennel& raspberry extends analgesics. Fire Cider controversy. New book reviews on Healing, Medicine-making, Antivirals, Lymes, Heartburn, Adaptogens, & Safety.
AHA Issue 29:2. ESSENTIAL OILS & AROMATHERAPY
Patchouli Profile. Perfume-inspired music, Scentography camera, NY Scratch & Sniff. Sandalwood endangered. Pine & climate change, Forest bathing, Earl Grey statins, EO marketing wars, EPA reviews Triclosan, ‘Bath Salt’ drugs, Oils safer than DEET, Genes determine scent, Lemongrass Heart Antioxidants, Green odors (Patchouli, Vetivert) calm nerves, Rosemary restores memory, Lavender pain-relief. Books on essential oils, perfume, soap, safety, well-being.
AHA Issue 29:3. HERBAL HISTORY
Cinnamon Profile. Bitters & ancient grains & medicinal wines revived, Gorilla herbalists, Embalming 3,000 years earlier, Chocolate heart claim approved. Chinese Herbs, Cultivating tea for potency. ‘Appalachia Outlaws’ disservice to ginseng. Sprouted garlic, Kava redeemed? Antidepressant kanna, Anti-cancer fireweed, Fenugreek for Parkinson’s, Dark chocolate for memory & less stress. New books on herb gardening, Middle Eastern herbals, novels & cocktail, gin, coffee, chocolate & herbal history.
AHA Issue 29:4. WOMEN’S & MEN’S HERBS
Reishi Profile. Martha Stewart herb line, Nigtline on Tongkat Ali for men, Papayrus menstrual pads, black market maca, Berber argan oil, Kyrgyzstan & Kenyan herbal products, Faux Embola remedies, St. John’s wort vs BC pill, Senate berates Dr. Oz weight-loss products, ie. Forskolin. Historic Women herbalists. Pine for men, kava for women’s libido. Gotu kola stops stretch marks. Herb novels. Books on aphrodisiacs, hormones, pregnancy & women/men’s herbs.
2013 AHA Back Issues 28:1-4
AHA Issue 28:1. NORTH AMERICAN WILD EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANTS
Turkey Tail Mushroom Profile. Edible acorn economy. Plants morphing. Invasive knotweed. Goldenseal still threatened. Monarchs & milk thistle. Mushroom poisonings. Wlild apps. N Carolina foragers market. News from foragers & wild food authors. Hunger Games. School kids study wild edibles. Dandelion Fest. National wild cuisine. Willow unique pain-rekliever.
Book reviews on: Wild Food ID & Cookbooks, Native American use, field Guides, Classicis, Kid’s books, Gaian Tarot Cards, DVDs on foraging.
AHA Issue 28:2. CHINESE & AYURVEDIC HERBS
Monk’s Fruit Profile. Kampo medicine increasing, Chinese herbs work synergistically, Modern traditional clinic. Wisconsin ginseng. Selling tea to China. East India pushes traditional herbs. China’s growing herb industry, export bans. Nepal’s potential market. Woad buying panic. Bad ginkgo press. Contaminated teas. Mung fights sepsis. Anticarcinogic hydrangea. Herbs counter chemo symptoms & low blood sugar. Ayurvedic toothpaste. Fo-ti for Alzheimer’s. Neem for diabetes, cardiovascular & HIV. Book and DVD reviews on: Chinese, Ayurvedic & Tibetan Medicine & Gardening, Oriental Healthfood.
AHA Issue 28:3. HERB GARDENS, CULTIVATION & BOTANY
Geranium & Pelargonium Profile. NY Botanical Garden creates mini Padua Herb Garden. UCLA medicinal garden. Therapeutic herb gardens & CSAs. DMAA not herbal. Ginkgo questioned. Bee’s buzzed on caffeinated flowers. Super weed problems. Internal plant clock. Green awards. Antioxidants, diabetes & cancer. Mint family immune properties. Fennel not toxic. Anti-anxiety skullcap. Rosemary improves recall. Medicinal terpenes. Book reviews on: Herb Cultivation, Garden History, Culinary Gardens, Herbal Botany, Kid’s Herb Books, Botanical Novels.
AHA Issue 28:4. TRADITIONAL HERBS & ETHNOBOTANY
Baobab Profile. Marketing baobob, herbal coke & healthy chocolate. Bitter Melon Week. Fake superfruits. Kava downer drinks. Caffeine’s effect genetic. Cook Island making herbal drugs. Patent wars. Australia’s bushtucker herbs. Saving plants worldwide. Eco awards. Mexican GMO corn. Yam for diabetes & oxidative stress. Herbal scar treatment. Countering dengue. Hepatitis antivirals. Anticancer hibiscus & moringa. Kava for anxiety. Chocolate improves vision. Frankincense helps brain injury. Books Reviews on: Ethnobotany, Entheogens, Kid’s Books, Scientific References, Plant Music CDs.
2012 AHA Back Issues 27:1-4
AHA Issue 27:1. CULINARY HERBS & MEDICINAL FOODS
Super Fruit Profile. New technology. Energy inhalers. Ancient herb containers & beverages. Herb-infused wines. Licorice candy cautions. Phony endorsements. Natural food coloring. Pistachio lowers cholesterol. Flavonoid MAO inhibitors. Garlic for Alzheimer’s. Watercress vs breast cancer. Black cumin for ulcers. Flax dieting. Ginger reduces colon inflammation & cancer. Conifer & thyme honey most antibacterial. Fenugreek builds muscle. Book Reviews on: Healing Spices, Medicinal Cooking, Wine & Honey, Food Politics.
AHA Issue 27:2. CLINICAL HERBALISM
Elderberry Profile. 12th century herbalist Hildegard vonBingen canonized. UK Ethnomedica records plant use. Medicinal plant genetic blueprints. Adulterants Program. Carcinogenic aristolochic acid in Asian herbs. FDA raids cancer salves & warns about DMAA (synthetic “geranium”). California Homemade Food Act. Antioxidant popcorn & lemon verbena. Comfrey relieves pain. Chamomile protects immune system. Potatoes counter inflammation & cancer. Nervous & glandular system herbs. Valerian lessens fatigue. Passionflower improves sleep. Anti-ulcer ginger & fennel. Milk Thistle as kidney protectant. Mulberry lowers cholesterol.
AHA Issue 27:3. MIND ALTERING PLANTS, ENTHEOGENS & FLOWER ESSENCES
Albizia & Mimosa profile. Both pull heavy metals from soil. Poison Control Center say supplements safe. Scottish IPA herb beer. YouTube Cinnamon Challenge. Incense legal high. Relaxation drinks. Dr. Oz TV promotions. California Poppy for pain & flower essence. Australia withdraws DMT ban, as found in Ayahuasca & Mimosa. Oatstraw improves mental tasks. Caffeine results more in tiredness than energy. Stress linked to depression, heart disease & high blood pressure. Salvia divinorum relieves pain. De-stress with Black Cohosh. Marijuana 20X more potent & decreases pain & cancer.
AHA Issue 27:4. ESSENTIAL OILS, AROMATHERAPY & BODYCARE
Argan Oil Profile. Holistic UCLA. Scent dining. Pope’s personal fragrance. Bodycare popularity—even Clorox owns Burt’s Bees. Greener Asian Market. Weight-loss perfume. Sandalwood Symposium. Losing frankincense trees, growing your own, treating cancer. Toxic cosmetics. Marigold flavoring toxic? Sniffing scents to treat anxiety, blood pressure, migraines. Strongest botanical skin antibacterials. Anti-candida tea tree. Natural gum care. Bay for diabetes & heart disease. Book Reviews on: Aromatherapy, essential oils, Fragrance Garden, Aromatic Food, Natural Bodycare, Technical Books, Classic Reprints, New Kindles & a novel.