MediHerb Earns Research Award from American Botanical Council

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Standard Process Inc. commends its partner, MediHerb, for its award-winning research to validate the efficacy of herbal formulas

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This award is a wonderful delight acknowledging MediHerb for all the effort and investment taken in clinical research for the advancement of botanical medicine.

Standard Process Inc.® congratulates MediHerb® for recently receiving the 2015 ABC Varro E. Tyler Commercial Investment in Phytomedical Research Award from the American Botanical Council (ABC). The award recognizes MediHerb, an Integria Healthcare brand, for its research efforts to validate the efficacy of herbal formulas. The award was presented on March 10, at the Natural Products Expo West event in Anaheim, California, during a special ceremony for ABC Sponsor Members.

“My life’s work has been dedicated to truly understanding the phytochemistry of plants and their healing impact in the body,” said Kerry Bone, MediHerb co-founder and research and development director. “This award is a wonderful delight acknowledging MediHerb for all the effort and investment taken in clinical research for the advancement of botanical medicine.”

MediHerb, a leader in herbal products for health care professionals, is renowned for its research on echinacea. Over the past 15 years, the Australian-based company has conducted research projects, including 25 human clinical trials, into the therapeutic properties of numerous medicinal plants. MediHerb has published 22 human clinical trials and more than 100 research papers on phytochemistry and in vitro studies of botanicals in peer-reviewed journals.

“With the recent advances in phytochemical analysis and pharmacodynamics, it is indeed an exciting time to be doing phytomedicinal research,” said Bone who has dedicated his career to unlocking the healing power of plants with sound clinical experience and rigorous scientific research.

Integria Healthcare invests $5 million annually into herbal research and product development.

“The previous recipients of this award include the world’s leading phytomedicinal companies,” said Hans Wohlmuth, Integria research and development manager. “For MediHerb and Integria Healthcare to be joining this group is enormously rewarding for us.”

The ABC is an independent, nonprofit research and education organization. It established the award to honor Varro E. Tyler, one of the most respected scientists in herbal medicine and pharmacognosy (the study of medicinal treatments from plants natural sources). Previous recipients of the award include Bioforce AG, New Chapter, Inc., and Dr. Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals.

In 2001, whole food nutrient solutions leader Standard Process began its partnership with MediHerb to provide health care professionals in the United States with quality herbal solutions. Standard Process remains the exclusive distributor of MediHerb products in the U.S.

To learn more about Standard Process and MediHerb products, as well as more information on MediHerb’s research and products, visit


About MediHerb

Australian-based herbal supplement manufacturer MediHerb provides a wide range of herbal products in liquid extracts and tablets, which meet pharmaceutical good manufacturing practice (GMPs) code. MediHerb’s commitment to quality is evident in every aspect of the business, from the sourcing of herbs through to unique manufacturing processes that have revolutionized the herbal products industry. MediHerb has a unique research and development department with scientists who are internationally regarded as phytochemical experts, and have published numerous papers in respected peer-reviewed journals. MediHerb, co-founded in 1986 by Associate Professor Kerry Bone, is available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States. MediHerb products are sold exclusively in the United States through Standard Process Inc.

About Standard Process Inc.

Standard Process is the visionary leader in whole food nutrient solutions. Based in Palmyra, Wisconsin, Standard Process offers more than 300 high-quality supplements made with whole food and other ingredients through three product lines:

  •     Standard Process
  •     Standard Process Veterinary Formulas
  •     MediHerb herbal supplements.

The products are available exclusively through health care professionals, including chiropractors, acupuncturists, medical doctors and veterinarians.

Dedicated to the whole food philosophy of its founder Dr. Royal Lee, Standard Process’ goal is to ensure its nutritional supplements deliver complex nutrients as nature intended. To accomplish this, Standard Process grows the majority of its ingredients on company-owned, organically certified farmland. Using state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to retain vital nutrients within each ingredient, Standard Process manufactures its supplements in its certified organic manufacturing facility. Standard Process employs high-quality control standards and follows the Food and Drug Administration’s current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs).

Standard Process also owns two subsidiaries, Cultivate by Standard Process and Lee Engineering. Both offer unique wellness solutions. Cultivate delivers scalable wellness programs to businesses, using on-site chiropractic as a central component of the program, to impact individual employee and overall company health. Lee Engineering’s Royal Lee Organics offers Intelligent Healthful Living™ solutions for the home for home flour milling.

Standard Process employs over 370 people and has been in business since 1929. The company is recognized as a distinguished leader and innovator in workplace wellness and an exemplary environmental steward. It is a recipient of the Platinum Well Workplace Award from the Wellness Councils of America, and a Tier I participant in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Green Tier program, which recognizes companies with strong environmental compliance records. For additional information about Standard Process, visit

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