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© Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, gemeinfrei
© Gesellschaft für Phytotherapie e.V.

Vom 5. bis 7. Juni 2020 findet der "Tag der Arzneipflanze" als bundesweite Aktion statt. Als Zeichen der Nachhaltigkeit wurden am 19. März 2020 schon vorab zwei wunderschöne Bäume gepflanzt. [bitte lesen Sie weiter...]


Brazilian and German Researchers and Students meet at IPBP to fight Infectious Diseases

Already for the 4th time, a Scientific Workshop along with a Winter School of the Strategic Partnership Program between the University of Münster and the University of São Paulo, Brazil, (WWU.USP ), topical focus „Neglected Diseases“ was organized and held at IPBP from Feb 01 – Feb 08, 2020. [read more...]


Doctoral awards ceremony in main auditorium (31. Jan 2020) at Münster's castle.
Two new graduates (Dr. rer. nat.) from our groups: (from left to right): Dr. Pia I. Vollmer and Dr. Susanne Lehmann.

© ÖGPhyt


The Wolfgang-Kubelka-Award of the Austrian Society for Phytotherapy is announced every third year for scientific work with a highly relevant and innovative impact on phytotherapy. The 2019 award will be given to Prof. Dr. Andreas Hensel, Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Münster, Germany.

The prize is awarded with 3.000 € and honours the phytochemical and functional work for development of natural products from plants, directed against specific virulence factors of pathogenic bacteria. The award will be handed over within a scientific symposium at University of Vienna, Austria at November 13th 2019.

© University of Leeds

Just published: A new approach for tackling superbugs

"Scientists have uncovered a novel antibiotic-free approach that could help prevent and treat one of the most widespread bacterial pathogens, using nanocapsules made of natural ingredients." read more ["Health News" University of Leeds]
The paper Low-molecular-weight dextran sulfate nanocapsules inhibit the adhesion of Helicobacter pylori to gastric cells is published in ACS Applied Bio Materials on 17 October 2019 (DOI: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsabm.9b00523) Full list of authors: Bianca Menchicchi, Eleni Savvaidou, Christian Thöle, Andreas Hensel, Francisco M. Goycoolea

© Henning ScheerGPT

Kongress der Gesellschaft für Phytotherapie

19.-21. September 2019

In bewährtem Ambiente und unter der Leitung von Frau Prof. Dr. Karin Kraft und Herrn Prof. Dr. Hensel fand der Jahreskongress der Gesellschaft für Phytotherapie in den Räumen des PharmaCampus der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität statt. „Aktive Vielfalt“ – das war das Thema 2019 in Münster...

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© Lechtenberg/WWU

German Research Council (DFG) supports African-German Research Network:

 „New insights into molecular mechanisms of anthelmintic proanthocyanidins“

© American Herbal Pharmacopoeia

NEW: Boneset Monograph (Boneset Aerial Parts, American Herbal Pharmacopoeia®)

Boneset Monograph - Boneset Aerial Parts (PDF)
Standards of Analysis, Quality Control, and Therapeutics
Eupatorium perfoliatum L.
Editors: Roy Upton RH DipAyu, Cathirose Petrone ND MA, American Herbal Pharmacopoeia®, Scotts Valley, CA
Medical Director: Ingrid Bauer MD, American Herbal Pharmacopoeia®, Scotts Valley, CA
Research Associates: Diana Swisher MA, American Herbal Pharmacopoeia®, Scotts Valley, CA, Lynette Casper BS, Planetary Herbals, Scotts Valley, CA
Special Contributions: Prof Dr Andreas Hensel, Dr Mareike Heimink (Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie und Phytochemie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany)

Medicinal Plant's Garden (impressions): Tropaeolum majus
© IPBP - Lars Krüger