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...



From local to global - fifty years of research on Salvia divinorum (with Ivan Casselman, Catherine J. Nock, Robert P. Weatherby, and Michael Heinrich), Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2014)

Ethnopharmacological relevance: In 1962 ethnopharmacologists, Hofmann and Wasson, undertook an expedition to Oaxaca, Mexico. These...



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...




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)