A group of scientists from Sechenov University, Russia, and La Trobe University, Australia, have developed a quicker and more cost-effective method of detecting and identifying bioactive compounds in complex samples such as plant extracts, according to...
It is "inconceivable" that immunity will not remain high on the list of health priorities when this pandemic ends and now is the time to create more "convincing experiences" to ensure trial turns into adoption, according to food and...
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The Cannabis Trades Association (CTA) is calling out the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) failure to support the Cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp industry in meeting the Novel Foods application deadline during the coronavirus crisis.
It’s not just immune support products that are selling well for dietary supplement firms, with consumers also seeking our adaptogens and products to help manage the stress of living through a pandemic, says the CEO of Herbalist & Alchemist.
An independent researcher thinks the natural products sector might be underemphasizing a key way in which these products work — that being the effect some of the compounds found in them can have on stem cell proliferation.
A curcumin and artemisinin-based oral spray has been proposed as a treatment for COVID-19 patients and a clinical trial will be conducted, ASX-listed phytocannabinoid firm MGC Pharmaceuticals has revealed.
Mile High Labs has submitted a European novel foods dossier for its CBD isolate. According to Christian Hendriksen, vice president of international expansion, compliance with novel food regulations will help move CBD into the FMCG mainstream.
What is believed to be a first-of-its-kind review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of supplements to help treat gout has concluded that poor quality trials mean it is impossible to definitively back what appear to be promising findings.
As disruptions due to the novel Coronavirus ripple through global supply chains, plus FDA’s announcement that it is reducing inspections, the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) is urging buyers to be “more vigilant than ever”.
Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.
A new study in mice has concluded that a compound found in the peels of fruits such as apples and prunes, and some herbs, can reduce and even reverse damage to brain cells in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
The Botanical Adulteration Prevention Program has issued a lab guidance document on turmeric. The publication is timely as interest in the botanical, which was already high, has spiked during the current coronavirus crisis.