Herbs & Botanicals

Safe & Common Sense Solutions for Weight Management

Consumer trends shift the category’s focus from ‘miracle’ weight loss to holistic and practical weight control.


Fortifying Women’s Health

From pregnancy to PMS to menopause and more, women are turning to natural products to protect and preserve their health.


Novel Cosmetics Ingredients From Tribal & Aboriginal Medicine

Exploring natural materials for cosmetics and other topical product innovations.


Hot Herb Directory

A comprehensive listing of suppliers and their latest and greatest herb offerings.


2016 Beauty Ingredients Directory

A compendium of suppliers and ingredients that can be applied to ingestible or topical beauty and wellness formulas.


Product Liability Insurance Exclusions: What’s in Your Policy?

Each carrier has its own unique exclusionary wording, which is constantly changing, so it’s important to examine your exclusion list each year.


What is Kombucha?

The RTD tea category welcomes another unconventional but historically-embraced sensation.


2016 Beauty Ingredients Directory

A compendium of suppliers and ingredients that can be applied to ingestible or topical beauty and wellness formulas.


Botanicals: Opportunities in Soft Drinks & Confectionery

Beverages will continue to drive demand for botanicals as research highlights benefits of tea, herbs and spices.


Using Data to Ensure Sustainable Harvest of Botanicals

AHPA recently launched its eighth tonnage survey with an expanded list of 46 herbal commodities.


2016 Beauty Ingredients Directory

A compendium of suppliers and ingredients that can be applied to ingestible or topical beauty and wellness formulas.


An Interview with Dr. Laurie Steelsmith

Dr. Laurie Steelsmith is a licensed naturopathic physician and acupuncturist with a 20-year private practice in Honolulu, HI. She and her husband, Alex Steelsmith, are coauthors of Great Sex, Naturally: Every Woman's Guide to Enhancing Her Sexuality Through the Secrets of Natural Medicine.


From the Corners of the World: Chia: Ancient Crop, Novel Opportunities

There is a small but emerging trend in product development toward ancient crops, and leading this trend is chia.


Custom Extraction Made Easy With Javaplant, Pilot or Large Scale.

Botanical extracts for nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals, functional foods and nutritional beverages.


2016 Beauty Ingredients Directory

A compendium of suppliers and ingredients that can be applied to ingestible or topical beauty and wellness formulas.


RFI Ingredients

RFI Ingredients, based in Blauvelt, NY, is a manufacturer of innovative natural ingredients for the food, functional food and dietary supplement industries.


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