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IN THE NEWS: Farlong Pharmaceutical Joins the American Botanical Council and the Nonprofit’s Adopt-an-Herb Program

September 12, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Farlong Pharmaceutical Joins the American Botanical Council and the Nonprofit’s Adopt-an-Herb Program

Farlong Pharmaceutical, a vertically integrated, plant-based ingredient and supplement company, became a member of the American Botanical Council and is participating in the non-profit’s adopt-an-herb program.

For the adopt-an-herb program, Farlong is a sponsor of Lifeflower® Erigeron Breviscapus. Breviscapine is identified in the Chinese pharmacopoeia as isolated and purified from Erigeron Breviscapus and containing more than 90 or 98 percent of scutellarin depending on the route of administration. Scutellarin has been shown to enhance memory, cognitive function and brain health; increase brain circulation; and promote the development of new blood vessels. Lifeflower® Breviscapine received its Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) self-affirm status in the U.S. to be used as an ingredient in functional food and dietary supplements. The comprehensive scientific evidence can be found at American Botanical Council’s website.

Farlong is also a sponsor of Ginseng Plus® Notoginseng (Panax notoginseng), a member of the aralia family (Araliaceae) that is native to China. Traditionally the root is used to improve circulation and stop bleeding. Notoginseng saponins have been shown to enhance heart and brain health, maintain normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels, improve physical performance and stamina, help reduce fatigue, and promote radiant skin. Ginseng Plus® Notoginseng extract received its’ Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) self-affirm status in the U.S. to be used as an ingredient in functional food, beverage and dietary supplements. The comprehensive scientific evidence can be found at American Botanical Council’s website.

ABC, also known as the Herbal Medicine Institute, is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. ABC is an independent, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information. By participating in the adopt-an-herb program, Farlong aims to ensure that consumers have easy access to abstracts of the latest scientific and clinical publications regarding the aspects, properties, and benefits of the herbs they’ve adopted.

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