American Botanical Council to Receive Award for Education

<p>The American Botanical Council will receive its third award in 10 years from the Nutrition Business Journal.</p>

AUSTIN, TexasThe Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) announced that the American Botanical Council (ABC) will receive one of the publications 2013 Industry Achievement Awards. The awards recognize leaders in the nutrition, natural, organic, dietary supplement and integrative medicine industries and extended communities. The awards will be presented at the 17th annual NBJ Summit, July 22-25 in Dana Point, CA.

We are deeply grateful to the editors of Nutrition Business Journal and other industry leaders who chose ABC to receive the NBJ award in education this year," said ABC founder and executive director Mark Blumenthal. ABC genuinely appreciates the acknowledgement from members of the natural products industry for our work in improving awareness of the growing body of scientific and clinical research supporting the health benefits that herbs and other plant-based materials offer in healthcare and self-care."

This will be the third award ABC has received from NBJ. In 2004, Blumenthal received NBJ's lifetime achievement award for his years of educational and advocacy services in the natural medicine and herbal research communities. In 2007, ABC received the industry achievement award for education.

The American Botanical Council is an international nonprofit organization that addresses research and educational issues regarding botanicals, teas, medicinal plants, essential oils and other plant-derived materials.

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