Dr Hans Wohlmuth BSc(Macq) PhD(SCU) is a pharmacognosist and the Research &
Development Manager for Integria Healthcare. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at
Southern Cross University. Hans is a member of the Therapeutic Goods
Administration's statutory Advisory Committee on Complementary Medicines. He is also
an Associate Editor of Advances in Integrative Medicine and of the Australian Journal of
Herbal Medicine. Hans co-founded Southern Cross University’s Herbal Authentication
Service and was the founding Curator of the University's Medicinal Plant Herbarium

Journal articles


Adulteration of Ginkgo biloba products and a simple method to improve its detection (with Kate Savage, Ashley Dowell, and Peter Mouatt), Phytomedicine (2014)

Extracts of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) leaf are widely available worldwide in herbal medicinal products,...



Antibacterial anthranilic derivatives from Geijera parviflora (with Qing-Yao Shou, Linda K. Banbury, Alan T. Maccarone, Dane E. Renshaw, Htwe Mon, Stefani Griesser, Hans J. Griesser, Stephen J. Blanksby, and Joshua Smith), Fitoterapia (2014)

Five anthranilic acid derivatives, a mixture I of three new compounds 11′-hexadecenoylanthranilic acid (1), 9′-hexadecenoylanthranilic...



Antioxidative activity and synergistic effect of Thymus saturejoides Coss. essential oils with cefixime against selected food-borne bacteria (with Ayoub Kasrati, Chaima A. Jamali, Meriam Fadli, Khalid Bekkouche, Lahcen Hassani, David N. Leach, and Abdelaziz Abbad), Industrial Crops and Products (2014)

Thymus saturejoides is a perennial shrub widely distributed in the arid and semi arid parts...



Carrot seed for contraception: a review (with Gabrielle Claire Jansen), Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine (2014)

The seeds of wild carrot (Queen Anne’s Lace, Daucus carota L., Family Apiaceae) have a...



Chemical composition, antioxidant and insecticidal properties of essential oils from wild and cultivated Salvia aucheri subsp. blancoana (Webb & Helder), an endemic, threatened medicinal plant in Morocco. (with Mohamed EA Khiyari, Ayoub Kasrati, Ayoub Kasrati, Chaima Alaoui Jamali, Safia Zeroual, Mohammed Markouk, Khalid Bekkouche, David N. Leach, and Abdelaziz Abbad), Industrial Crops and Products (2014)

Hydro-distilled essential oils (EOs) from the aerial parts of wild and cultivated Salvia aucheri subsp.blancoana,...




Phytochemistry and pharmacology of plants from the ginger family, Zingiberaceae (PhD thesis) (2008)

This thesis reports on a series of investigations into the phytochemistry and pharmacology of plants...


Plants and plant form: an illustrated guide (with Lexanne Leach), Plants and plant form: an illustrated guide (2001)

Pharmacognosy and medicinal plant pharmacology: a student manual, Southern Cross Plant Science research papers (1997)

Book chapters

A review of reviews of the benefits of naturopathy and western herbal medicine (with Stephen P. Myers, Alan Bensoussan, Joan O'Connor, Peta-Anne Paul-Brent, Don G. Baker, and Phillip A. Cheras), The practice and regulatory requirements of naturopathy and western herbal medicine (2005)

Allergic reactions to herbal medicines (with Stephen P. Myers), The essential guide to herbal medicine safety (2005)

Herbal medicine, An introduction to complementary medicine (2003)

Conference publications

Factors affecting pharmacists' recommendations of CMs: a qualitative pilot study of Australian pharmacists (with Sarah E. Culverhouse), Complementary medicines: evidence of change: Complementary Healthcare Council National Conference (2012)

Genomics and metabolomics for new plant products (with Daniel LE Waters, Peter C. Bundock, Myrna A. Deseo, Lei Liu, Frances M. Shapter, and Agnelo Furtado), From passion to profit: New Rural Industries Australia Conference (2010)

Phytochemical and pharmacological aspects of Australian bloodroots (Haemodora spp.) (with Lei Liu, Myrna A. Deseo, D Thompson, and David N. Leach), Royal Australian Chemical Institute Natural Products Group Annual Symposium (2009)

Reports, presentations etc.

A simple HPLC method for detecting adulteration of ginkgo extracts with flavonol glycosides (with Kate Savage, Ashley Dowell, and Peter Mouatt), 13th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology (2012)

Review of local and traditional plant use by Australian migrant communities (with Anna Du Chesne, Sue Evans, Adele Wessell, and Michael Heinrich), 13th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology (2012)

Herbal medicines- an ethnobotanical survey, Complementary Medicine Symposium (2002)