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Information on Herbs and Dietary Supplements

  • Agricultural Research Service: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Database Must know plant's scientific name for ethnobotanical search. Focus is on specific use, but doses not included.
  • Alternative Medicine Foundation: HerbMed An excellent resource for information on specific herbs, with direct links to PubMed.
  • American Botanical Council A nonprofit research and educational organization. Site contains general information about hers and ABC publications.
  • American Herbalists GuildThe official website of the Guild, which represents traditional herbalists in the US.
  • American Herbal Pharmacopoeia The AHP is a nonprofit education organization dedicated to producing comprehensive, peer-reviewed monographs on botanical medicines. Each monograph provides complete quality control and therapeutic information, including a thorough review of the available clinical and pharmacological literature; macroscopic, microscopic, and chemical identification; substantiated analytical methods; dosages; complete safety profile; substantiated structure/function claims; historical use; and botany.
  • American Herb Association Public education about herbs and herbal products. Includes nationwide network of current data and resources for members. Laboratory projects, herb garden, library, quarterly newsletter.
  • Botanical.com Home Page of A Modern Herbal by Mrs. M. Grieve, originally published 1931.
  • CancerSource Sponsored by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Provides free-access to selected evidence based monographs from Natural Standard on a wide variety of CAM therapies.
  • Herb Research Foundation Monographs obtained through "Greenpapers", with listing (often incomplete) of primary sources. Also, a clearinghouse for herb research articles.
  • Medical Herbalism Thorough list of links about herbal medicine.
  • Consumer Labs In lieu of the FDA ensuring the quality of herbs and dietary supplements, ConsumerLab.com provides independent test results and information to help consumers and healthcare professionals evaluate the quality of various health and nutrition products. Product brands that pass ConsumerLab’s testing are eligible for their seal of approval. There is no evaluation of product efficacy.
  • Steven Foster Group Herbal Information Resources with limitied references.


Information on General Complementary and Alternative Medicine