• Contamination of medicinal plants - a main theme at Bernburg Winter Seminar

    by Market Insider

    Friday, 16 Dec. 2016

    Contamination of medicinal plants in the market is one of the main themes on the program of the 27th Bernburg Winter Seminar for medicinal and aromatic plants taking place 21-22 February 2017 in Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Federal Republic of Germany.  Read More

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  • Uttar Pradesh Forest Department to survey wild medicinal plants

    by Market Insider

    Wednesday, 14 Dec. 2016

    Uttar Pradesh, a northern state of Republic of India, shares a border with the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.  Read More

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  • Northern schisandra market prices 5 times higher than southern schisandra

    by Market Insider

    Friday, 09 Dec. 2016

    Both northern schisandra (Schisandra chinensis) and southern schisandra (Schisandra sphenanthera) are products of East Asian biodiversity, the berries of which are used interchangeably in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and also exported for use in herbal medicinal products and herbal dietary supplement products in many countries. Read More

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  • Star anise of different origins evaluated as starting material for production of Tamiflu

    by Market Insider

    Monday, 05 Dec. 2016

    Star anise fruit (Illicium verum), known as ‘ba jiao hui xiang’ in Chinese and as ‘bất giác hồi hương’ in Vietnamese, is a product of southeast Asian biodiversity occurring in southern provinces of the People’s Republic of China (Guangdong, Yunnan, and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region) and in neighbouring Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.   Read More

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  • 3'780 Vietnamese medicinal plant species

    by Market Insider

    Thursday, 01 Dec. 2016

    “Viet Nam is home to an estimated 12,000 species of high-value plants, of which 10,500 have been identified, and approximately 3,780, or 36 per cent of which, have medicinal properties. Vietnamese medicinal plant species account for approximately 11 per cent of the 35,000 species of medicinal plants known worldwide.  Read More

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