Alternative Medicine Sites
Includes articles and summary of research projects organized by subject categories. Also includes acupuncture treatment protocols, a practitioner forum, a directory of acupuncturists arranged by country, and acupuncture laws by state (contact information).
The Alternative Medicine Homepage is a jumpstation for sources of information on unconventional, unorthodox, unproven, or alternative, complementary, innovative, integrative therapies.
About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products
Integrative Medicine Service database of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Provides clinical summaries of herbs for oncologists and other healthcare professionals, and evaluations of alternative cancer therapies.
It contains over 800 types of medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic herbs, including economic properties, cultivation and folk-lore. Also contains articles as well as links to other herbal information resources including Cornell University Poisonous Plants Page.
Chinese Medicine Times
covers all aspects of Chinese medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine. CMT deliver the latest news updates and articles in English, free every month to over 20,000 subscribers.
Entering the email address on the website to subscribe CMT.
It is an herbal database and an evidence-based information resource by Alternative Medicine Foundation, Inc. Provides scientific data underlying the use of herbs.
Homeopathy Info PRO
Contains historical and biographical information and pictures; a calendar of events and seminars; a directory of practitioners and schools; and several articles, including Will Taylor’s “Taking the Case” series.
Homeopathy Home Page
Includes a reference library composed of articles, books and journals; a directory of international organizations, training colleges and practitioners; a discussion forum; and links to the Internet resources in several languages, as well as remedy shops and bookstores.
NCCAM – U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Formerly known as the Office of Alternative Medicine; highlights dissemination of information of NIH-funded research on complementary and alternative Medical practices.
Naturopathic Medicine Network
There is an area on this site that is restricted to naturopathic medicine physicians and students. To enter this area, you will need to figure out the username and password.
Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health
Includes dietary supplement fact sheets, a dietary supplement database, IBIDS (International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements Database), and conference/workshop information.
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases
Compiled by ethnobotanists at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, this site contains links to several databases on plants and their activities, phytochemicals, and ethnobotanical uses. With a very nice ethnobotanical dictionary and a syllabus for Dr Duke’s Medical Botany course.
Plane Tree Health Information Center
PlaneTree Health Information Center offers in-depth health and medical information services, individualized to the specific needs of each patron. Our services are now provided at the PlaneTree Health Information Center, located on the second floor of the Cupertino Library, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Library District. PlaneTree services continue to be offered free of charge and open to the public. PlaneTree librarians and expert volunteers will help you find relevant and reliable health and medical information, so that you can make informed decisions about your health and healthy choices about your life.
United States Department of Agriculture database that provides detailed profiles of herbs and other plants, including photographs, distribution maps, & other information. Searchable by common name, scientific name, or symbol.
For TCM students sharing information like schools, laws, and books.
Tropical Plant Database
a large, well-designed database run by Leslie Taylor, a naturopath from the A.N.M.A. Focuses on plants of the Amazon rainforest. Search by plant name, disorders and conditions, plant properties and actions, and recorded ethno botanical uses. Includes drawings and photographs.