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Ayurvedic Products Committee

Co-Chairs: Wynn Werner (The Ayurvedic Institute) and P K Davè (Nature's Formulary)
Staff Contact: Merle Zimmermann

Committee Purpose: To promote and protect responsible commerce of those products that are included in and/or based on traditional use of Ayurvedic ingredients.

AHPA Members, if you would like to join this committee, please email the staff contact.


Committee Meeting Minutes and News

Meeting Minutes

March 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Ayurvedic Products Committee

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September 27, 2017 Meeting Minutes

AHPA Ayurvedic Products Committee meeting minutes

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October 7, 2016 Meeting Minutes

AHPA Ayurvedic Products Committee meeting minutes

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Committee-Related News

AHPA sustainability resources

These resources are compiled to help members and the herbal industry on their sustainability journey

Resources included on this page are intended to assist our members on their sustainability journey and inclusion does not represent verification or endorsement by AHPA. If you feel there are resources missing or if something is included here that does not meet high sustainability standards, please let contact AHPA.

AHPA COVID-19 Information & Resources Web Center

Answers to FAQs regarding COVID-19 impact on dietary supplements and food

AHPA has compiled answers to frequently asked questions and resources to help prepare for and respond to COVID-19. This page will be revised and updated regularly as new information about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and possible impacts on the herbal products industry and the people who work in this trade becomes available.

AHPA Member Reception at ExpoWest

AHPA Member Reception at ExpoWest

Our way of thanking members for all their invaluable contributions

AHPA Members and their friends attended the 2019 AHPA Member Reception at Natural Products Expo West. This event is AHPA's way of thanking members for all they do to promote the responsible commerce of herbal products.

Guidance on California Proposition 65 for herbal products

Updated August 2018, this guidance covers heavy metals, naturally occurring substances and two processed botanicals

Updated Proposition 65 guidance informs the herbal products industry about legal liabilities related to naturally occurring substances in some natural products sold in the state of California

AHPA working to update and expand Herbs of Commerce

AHPA will solicit member feedback on proposed updates

AHPA has been working with an expert advisory committee to review, revise and broaden AHPA's Herbs of Commerce, the standard for common and scientific plant names used for herbal products.

March 10, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting of the Ayurvedic Products Committee

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September 27, 2017 Meeting Minutes

AHPA Ayurvedic Products Committee meeting minutes

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AHPA encourages EPA to reform pesticide regulations

Vast majority of herbal crops are specialty or minor crops so they are seldom the subject of attempts by pesticide chemical producers to establish a pesticide tolerance

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) submitted comments yesterday encouraging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reform current regulations to maintain protections for consumers and the environment and reduce burdens on food companies that use specialty or minor crops such as herbs and spices in their products.

White paper: Good Herbal Compounding and Dispensing Practices

Best practices for compounding and dispensing herbal formulations

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has issued a white paper to guide qualified practitioners who compound herbal formulations for clients based on one-on-one consultations.

October 7, 2016 Meeting Minutes

AHPA Ayurvedic Products Committee meeting minutes

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2020 Annual Fund Sponsors

   

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