Kindscher, K. 2016. Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History. Switzerland: Springer.

Araya, J. J., Kindscher, K., & Timmermann, B. 2016. Sullivantosides A-F: Pregnane glycosides from Asclepias sullivantii L. Phytochemistry Letters, 16, 185–191.[View PDF]


Craft, R., McClure, K. C., Corbett, S., Ferreira, M. P., Stiffarm, A. M., & Kindscher, K. 2015. Ethnic differences in medicinal plant use among University students: a cross-sectional survey of self-reported medicinal plant use at two Midwest Universities. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 15(1), 1–10. [PDF]

Gallagher, R. J., Subramanian, C., Grogan, P. T., Kindscher, K., Cao, C.-M., Zhang, H., Cohen, M. S., & Timmermann, B. N. 2015. The therapeutic potential of Physalis longifolia against various carcinomas. PharmaNutrition, 3(4), 146 – 152. [PDF]

Cao, C. M., Wu, X., Kindscher, K., Xu, L., & Timmermann, B. N. 2015. Withanolides and sucrose esters from Physalis neomexicana. Journal of natural products, 78(10), 2488-93. [PDF]

Cao, C. M., Kindscher, K., Gallagher, R. J., Zhang, H., & Timmermann, B. N. 2015. Analysis of major withanolides in Physalis longifolia Nutt. by HPLC-PDA. Journal of chromatographic science, 53(7), 1044-7. [PDF]

Zhang, H., Cao, C. M., Gallagher, R. J., Day, V. W., Kindscher, K., & Timmermann, B. N. 2015. Withanolides from Physalis coztomatl. Phytochemistry, 109, 147-53. [PDF]


Cao C., Zhang H., Gallagher R.J., Day V.W., Kindscher K., Grogan P., Cohen M.S., Timmerman B.N. 2014. Withanolides from Physalis hispida. Journal of Natural Products 7, 631-639. [PDF]

Castle L.M., Leopold S., Craft R., Kindscher K. 2014. Ranking tool created for medicinal plants at risk of being overharvested in the wild. Ethnobiology Letters 5, 77-88. [PDF]

Kindscher K., Cao C., Gallagher R.J., Zhang H., Long Q., Service L., Martin L.M., Timmermann B.N. 2014. Comparison of bioactive secondary metabolites in experimental and natural populations of wild tomatillos, Physalis longifolia Nutt. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 12, 175-182. [PDF]


Kindscher K., Corbett S., McClure K. 2013. A statistical analysis of medicinal plants: A case study of plant families in Kansas and the Great Plains. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 116, 149-155. [PDF]

Kindscher K., Yang J., Long Q., Craft R., Loring H. 2013. Harvest sustainability study of wild populations of Osha, Ligusticum porteri. Open-file report No. 173, Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS. [PDF]

Zhang H., Bazzill J., Gallagher R.J., Subramanian C., Grogan P.T., Day V.W., Kindscher K., Cohen M.S., Timmermann B.N. 2013. Antiproliferative withanolides from Datura wrightii. Journal of Natural Products 76, 445-449. [PDF]


Samadi A.K., Bazzill J., Zhang X., Gallagher R., Zhang H., Gollapudi R., Kindscher K., Timmermann B.N., Cohen M. 2012. Novel withanolides target medullary thyroid cancer through inhibition of both RET phosphorylation and the mammalian target of rapamycin pathway. Surgery 152, 1238-1247. [PDF]

Araya J. J., Binns F., Kindscher K., Timmermann B. N. 2012. Verticillosides A-M: polyoxygenated pregnane glycosides from Asclepias verticillata L. Phytochemistry 78, 179-189. [PDF]

Araya J. J., Kindscher K., Timmermann B. N. 2012. Cytotoxic Cardiac Glycosides and other compounds from Asclepias syriaca. Journal of Natural Products 75, 400-407. [PDF]

Bosnak K., Kindscher K., Craft R., Timmermann B.N. 2012. The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Medicinal Garden: Case Study of a New Teaching Garden with a History. HerbalGram  95, 38-45.

Kindscher K., Long Q., Corbett S., Bosnak K., Loring H., Cohen M., Timmermann B.N.  2012. The Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology of Wild Tomatillos, Physalis longifolia Nutt., and Related Physalis Species: A Review. Economic Botany 66, 298-310. [PDF]

Kindscher K., Craft R., Bosnak K., Timmermann B.N. 2012. The Lucius Sayre Legacy: Reviving the Study of Medicinal Plants of the Plains. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 115, 19-26. [PDF]

Miesner S., Frosch H., Kindscher K., Tichy S., Manfredi K.P. 2012. Benzyl benzoate glycosides from Oligoneruon rigidum. Journal of Natural Products 75, 1903-1908. [PDF]

Samadi A. K.,  Mukerji R., Chaguturu V.,  Zhang X., Timmermann B. N., Cohen M. S., Person E. A. 2012. Natural withanolide withaferin A induces apoptosis in uveal melanoma cells by suppression of Akt and c-MET Activation. Tumor Biology 33, 1179-1189. [PDF]

Zhang, X., A. K. Samadi, K. F. Roby, B. Timmermann, M. S. Cohen. 2012. Inhibition of cell growth and induction of apoptosis in ovarian carcinoma cell lines CaOV3 and SKOV3 by natural withanolide Withaferin A. Gynecologic Oncology 124, 606-612. [PDF]

Zhang H., Samadi A. K., Cohen M. S., Timmermann B. N. 2012. Anti-proliferative withanolides from the Solanaceae: a structure-activity study. Pure and Applied Chemistry  84, 1353-1367.

Zhang H., Motiwala H. F., Samadi A. K., Day V. W., Aube J., Cohen M. S., Kindscher K., Gollapudi R., Timmermann B. N. 2012. Minor withanolides of Physalis longifolia: structure and cytotoxicity. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin 60, 1234–1239. [PDF]


Zhang, H., A. K. Samadi, R. J. Gallagher, J. J. Araya, X. Tong, V. W. Day, M. S. Cohen, K. Kindscher, R. Gollapudi, and B. N. Timmermann. 2011. Cytotoxic withanolide constituents of Physalis longifolia. Journal of Natural Products 74, 2532−2544. [PDF]


Kindscher, K. 2016. Echinacea: Herbal Medicine with a Wild History. New York: Springer.

Moerman, Daniel E.  1998.  Native American Ethnobotany.  Portland, OR: Timber Press, Inc.

Kindscher, K. 1992. Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence. Contains information on 203 native species, illustrated with line drawings and maps.

Kindscher, K. 1987. Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide. University Press of Kansas, Lawrence. Contains information on 123 native species, illustrated with line drawings and maps.