AHPA-ERB Foundation


AHPA established the Foundation for Education and Research on Botanicals (AHPA-ERB Foundation) as a 501(c)(3) foundation to promote education and research on medicinal, therapeutic, and health-promoting herbs.

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Board of Directors: Meet the AHPA-ERB Foundation Board of Directors.

Current Projects

Oshá Sustainability: The research involves gathering data on the location and inventory of oshá (Ligusticum porteri) in the U.S.

Goldenseal Harvest Study: The AHPA-ERB Foundation has committed to funding a multi-year harvest study on goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis).

Herbs in History: The AHPA-ERB Foundation is honored to partner with Alain Touwaide, Ph.D., and Emanuela Appetiti of the Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions to tell the stories of Herbs in History.

Financial Support

Grants: The AHPA-ERB Foundation accepts grant proposals on an ongoing basis from eligible applicants in order to enhance and promote knowledge and understanding of herbs important to commerce in the U.S.


Botanical Safety Handbook, 2nd Ed.: Get the essential tool for anyone who manufactures, recommends, or uses herbal products.

CITES Primer: AHPA published guidance for the herbal products industry understand the processes and practices that must be followed to comply with CITES requirements when importing and exporting species listed on CITES appendices.

Good Stewardship Brochures: See sustainable harvest brochures developed for American ginseng, oshá, saw palmetto, goldenseal, and Boswellia.

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