Dr Hans Wohlmuth BSc(Macq) PhD(SCU) is a pharmacognosist and Senior Research Fellow with Southern Cross Plant Science. He leads a research group focused on plant compounds for wound healing, a project that is part of the Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre. Other research interests include authentication of herbal raw materials and the quality and safety of herbal medicinal products. Hans is the Curator of the Southern Cross University's Medicinal Plant Herbarium (PHARM) and a co-founder of the University’s Herbal Authentication Service. He also serves on the Therapeutics Goods Administration's statutory Advisory Committee on Complementary Medicines and is a member of the Queensland Ministerial Advisory Panel for Higher Education. He has taught pharmacognosy, herbal and complementary medicine for two decades, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
A gDNA microarray for genotyping salvia species (with Alexandra Olarte, Nitin Mantri, Gregory Nugent, Chun Guang Li, Charlie Xue, and Edwin Pang), Molecular Biotechnology (2013)
Salvia is an important genus from the Lamiaceae with approximately 1,000 species. This genus is...
Chemical composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oil obtained from wild and cultivated Moroccan Thymus species (with Laila El Bouzidi, Chaima Alaoui Jamali, Khalid Bekkouche, Lahcen Hassanil, David N. Leach, and Abdelaziz Abbad), Industrial Crops and Products (2013)
Thymus broussonetii, Thymus maroccanus and Thymus satureioides, are endemic Moroccan species that are intensively utilized...
Essential oil composition and antimicrobial activity of wild and cultivated mint timija (Mentha suaveolens subsp. timija (Briq.) Harley), an endemic and threatened medicinal species in Morocco (with A Kasrati, C Alaoui Jamali, K Bekkouche, H Lahcen, M Markouk, David N. Leach, and A Abbad), Natural Product Research (2013)
The hydro-distilled essential oils obtained from aerial parts of the wild (w) and cultivated (c)...
First report of fingerprinting dried herbal products using a subtractive diversity array (with Linhai Niu, Nitin Mantri, Chunguang Li, Charlie C. Xue, and Edwin Pang), Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine (2013)
Introduction Sequence-independent microarrays have never been used to identify and authenticate dried herbal plants. Methods:...
Parvifloranines A and B, Two 11-Carbon Alkaloids from Geijera parviflora (with Qingyao Shou, Linda K. Banbury, Joshua Smith, Xiaoxiang He, Ashley Dowell, Hans J. Griesser, and Michael Heinrich), Journal of Natural Products (2013)
Two novel alkaloids (parvifloranines A and B), possessing an unusual 11-carbon skeleton linked with amino...
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)
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)
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)
Safety evaluation of licorice consumption from dietary and phytotherapeutic sources (with P Medeiros, R Lee, Don J. Brushett, and Jacinta M. Arellano), 59th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (2011)
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabraL.) contains the triterpenoid glycoside glycyrrhizic acid (GA), which has an intensely sweet...
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)