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Mark Blumenthal discusses the second oldest profession

Functional Ingredient's editor-in-chief Todd Runestad sits down with Mark Blumenthal, executive director of the American Botanical Council to discuss the ups and downs of the botanical trade.  Was the hype over St. John's Wort negative? What are some issues manufacturers should look out for when using botanicals.  Blumenthal spend some time answering all these questions and explaining the importance of integrating botanicals into the mainstream medical society.

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