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References for The Herbal Dose: Herbal Medicine for COVID-19

  1. Lihong, Liu. Report from the Front Line in Wuhan.” ClassicalChineseMedicine.org.  Accessed 15 Mar. 2020. https://classicalchinesemedicine.org/report-from-front-line-wuhan/?fbclid=IwAR0gkYsVGdTC-xSga0d-42f_4Fzeh_XjGztYUtHTFMzL1cdJ1J8vcpU1Rsc.
  1. “Naming the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the virus that causes it.” Coronavirus disease 2019. World Health Organization. Accessed 19 Mar. 2020. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance/naming-the-coronavirus-disease-(covid-2019)-and-the-virus-that-causes-it.

References for The Herbal Dose: Tree of Life Series – Bodhi:

  1. Simoons, Frederick J. “Plants of Life, Plants of Death.” The University of Wisconsin Press, 1998. p. 46, 58 (#126, 127, 132). Accessed 25 Nov. 2019.


       2. “People Trees: Worship of Trees in Northern India” by David L. Haberman. Oxford University Press, 2013. p.                   123, 164, 165, 167 (#15, 25). Accessed 25 Nov. 2019.


       3. “Banyan Tree Benefits.” Lybrate. Accessed 25 Nov. 2019. https://www.lybrate.com/topic/banyan-tree-benefits

References for The Herbal Dose: Tree of Life Series – Ginkgo:

  1. Milner, C. “Ginkgo: Ancient Tree of Longevity.” Epoch Times. 20 May 2015, https://www.theepochtimes.com/ginkgo-ancient-tree-of-longevity_1363302.html. Accessed 26 Aug. 2019.
  1. “Ginkgo Leaf, Fall Gold,” Mountain Rose Herbs, https://www.mountainroseherbs.com/products/fall-gold-ginkgo-leaf/profile. Accessed 26 Aug. 2019.
  1. Kennedy, C. “Ginkgo’s Story, Part Two: A Tree Renowned for Its Beauty & Usefulness.” Seattle Japanese Garden. 26 Nov. 2018, https://www.seattlejapanesegarden.org/blog/2018/11/26/ginkgos-story-part-two-a-tree-renowned-for-its-beauty-amp-usefulness. Accessed 26 Aug. 2019.
  1. Relkin, R. “Is Ginkgo Biloba Comparable to Donepezil for Treating AD?” Relias Media, 1 Oct. 2006, https://www.reliasmedia.com/articles/122946-is-ginkgo-biloba-comparable-to-donepezil-for-treating-ad. Accessed 27 Aug. 2019.
  2. Hudson, T. “Ginkgo is Effective for Relief of PMS Symptoms.” Natural Medicine Journal, vol. 2, no. 3. 10 Mar. 2010, https://www.naturalmedicinejournal.com/journal/2010-03/ginkgo-effective-relief-pms-symptoms. Accessed 27 Aug. 2019.
  1. Reviewed by Mohan CP. “Ginkgo Biloba.” WebMD Medical Reference. 8 May 2017, https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/supplement-guide-ginkgo-biloba#1. Accessed 27 Aug. 2019.
  1. Singh SK, Barreto GE, Aliev G, Echeverria V. “Ginkgo biloba as an Alternative Medicine in the Treatment of Anxiety in Dementia and other Psychiatric Disorders.” NCBI US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. 2017;18(2):112-119, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27908257. Accessed 27 Aug. 2019.
  1. Dharmandanda S, Fruehauf H, “Ginkgo: Cultural Background and Medicinal Usage in China.” ClassicalChineseMedicine.org, originally published Mar. 1998, https://classicalchinesemedicine.org/ginkgo-cultural-background-and-medicinal-usage-in-china/. Accessed 27 Aug. 2019.

References for The Herbal Dose: Tree of Life Series – Baobab:

  1. Vermaak I, Kamatou GPP, Komane-Mofokeng B, Viljoen AM, Beckett K. “African seed oils of commercial importance — cosmetic applications.” South African Journal of Botany. 2011; 77(4):920-933, www.researchgate.net/profile/Guy_Paulin_Kamatou/publication/236011534_African_seed_oils_of_commercial_importance__Cosmetic_applications/links/00b49515ad9885ba8b000000.pdf. Accessed 4 Aug. 2019.
  2. Burlando B, Verotta L, Cornara E, Bottini-Massa E. Herbal Principles in Cosmetics – Properties and Mechanism of Action. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2010.
  3. Ferrier, M. “Baobab fruit takes off as a ‘superfood,’ with sharp rise in UK sales.” The Guardian, 30 Mar. 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/mar/30/baobab-fruit-takes-off-superfood-sharp-rise-uk-sales. Accessed 4 Aug. 2019.
  4. Sulaiman LK, Oladele OA, Shittu IA, Emikpe BO, Oladokun AT, Meseko A. In-ovo evaluation of the antiviral activity of methanolic root-bark extract of the African baobab (Adansonia digitata Lin). African Journal of Biotechnology. 2011;10(20):4256-4258.
  5. Jackson, S. “Baobab: The Tree of Life: An Ethnopharmacological Review.” American Botanical Council: HerbalGram, vol. 108, 2015, pp. 42-53, cms.herbalgram.org/herbalgram/issue108/hg108-feat-baobab.html?ts=1564983757&signature=2b551548880bb94c9403858e345cec2f&ts=1565142079&signature=4877cca733add107c02a6fbf236012ee. Accessed 4 Aug. 2019.
  6. Lockett CT, Calvert CC, Grivetti LE. Energy and micronutrient composition of dietary and medicinal wild plants consumed during drought. Study of rural Fulani, northeastern Nigeria. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 2000;51(3):195-208.
  7. Lunven P, Adrian J. Intérêt alimentaire de la feuille et de la pulpe du fruit de baobab (Adansonia digitata). Ann Nutr. 1960;14:263-276.
  8. Obizoba IC, Anyika JU. Nutritive value of baobab milk (gubdi) and mixtures of baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) and hungry rice, acha (Digitaria exilis) flours. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 1994;46(2):157-165.
  9. Nour AA, Magboul BI, Kheiri NH. Chemical composition of baobab fruit (Adansonia digitata L). Trop Sci. 1980;22:383-388.
  10. Phytotrade/LFR summary report. Nutritional evaluation of baobab dried fruit pulp and its potential health benefits. London, UK; July 2009.
  11. Sidibe M, Williams JT. Baobab. Adansonia digitata. International Centre for Underutilised Crops: Southampton, UK; 2002.
  12. Kamatou GPP, Vermaak I, Viljoen AM. An updated review of Adansonia digitata: a commercially important African tree. South African Journal of Botany. 2011;77(4):908-919.
  13. Food Standards Agency. McCance and Widdowson’s The Composition of Foods. 6th ed. Cambridge, UK: Royal Society of Chemistry; 2002.
  14. Bell, KL, Rangan, H, Kull, CA, Murphy, DJ. “The History of Introduction of the African baobab (Adansonia digitata, Malvaceae: Bombacoideae) in the Indian subcontinent.” Royal Society Open Science. 9 Sept. 2015. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4593694/. Accessed 7 Aug. 2019.
  15. Rangan, H, Bell, KL, Baum, DA, Fowler, R, McConvell, P, Saunders, T, Spronck, S, Kull, CA, Murphy, DJ.  “New Genetic and Linguistic Analyses Show Ancient Human Influence on Baobab Evolution and Distribution in Australia.” Plos One Journal. 1 Aug. 2015. journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0119758. Accessed 7 Aug. 2019.
  16. Heike, P. “Baobabs are Elephant Proof.” Baobab: Stories about the African Tree of Life. 30 Nov. 2017. baobabstories.com/en/baobabs-elephant-proof/. Accessed 6 Aug. 2019.
  17. “The Baobab – An Arc of Mankind?” African Aromatics, africanaromatics.com/the-baobab-an-ark-of-mankind/. Accessed 4 Aug. 2019.
  18. Cox, H. “The Tree of Life.” Cultural Survival: Quarterly Guide, Dec. 2018, https://www.culturalsurvival.org/publications/cultural-survival-quarterly/tree-life. Accessed 6 Aug. 2019.
  19. “Baobab,” Siyabona Africa: Kruger National Park Tree Guide,  www.krugerpark.co.za/africa_baobab.html. Accessed 4 Aug. 2019.
  20. “Baobab in African culture; A look at traditional uses & beliefs.” Atacora. www.atacora.com/baobab-blog/baobab-in-african-culture-a-look-at-traditional-uses-beliefs. Accessed 6 Aug. 2019.
  21. “The African Tree of Life, Baobab!” Atacora. www.atacora.com/baobab-blog/baobab-african-tree-of-life. Accessed 6 Aug. 2019.

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