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Medicinal Plant Information

American Herbal Pharmacopeia
The primary goal of the AHP is to produce authoritative herbal monographs containing accurate, critically reviewed information on botanical medicine which can provide guidance in the appropriate use of herbal therapeutics.

American Herbal Products Association
This national trade association, and voice of the herbal products industry, comprises thousands of U.S. and foreign companies doing business as importers, growers, manufacturers, and distributors of therapeutic herbs and herbal products. Promotes responsible commerce of products which contain herbs and which are used to enhance health.

Ask Dr. Weil
Information on natural health and wellness.

Bioresources Development and Conservation Programmes

Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Site that educates/informs on herbal medicine and related issues.

CAB Database of Plant Science
Contains abstracts of internationally published scientific research literature.

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, popularly known as CIMAP, is a frontier plant research laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Chinese Plants and Medicine

Dr Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Database
Does database searches of the ethnobotanical uses and chemical activities in plants.

Flora Delaterre, Plant Detective
A short informational radio program in which Flora Delaterre investigates one plant and its medicinal compounds, benefits, efficacy, risks, or lore. Her investigations take her around the globe, from Sri Lanka to Siberia, from the Appalachian Mountains to the rainforests of the Northwest, from research laboratories to your backyard. The Botanical Medicine Department of Bastyr University and the Tai Sophia Institute oversee content.

Henriette's Herbal Homepage
One of the oldest and largest herbal information sites on the web.

Herb Research Foundation
The Herb Research Foundation (HRF) is a nonprofit research and educational organization focusing on herbs and medicinal plants. They help to educate the press, the public, scientists, doctors, legislators and the herb industry about all aspects of botanicals.

Herb World
Information on growing herbs, marketing herbs and herbal products.

Herbal Information Center

Herbal Materia Medica


Medical Herbalism

Office of Dietary Supplements

Plantas Medicinais
PM is a project to create a database of the medicinal plants of Brazil

Poisonous Plant Database
The Poisonous Plant database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about 2007) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts.

Society for Medicinal Plant Research
This international society advances research and science in the field of medicinal plants. Their goals are the organization of scientific meetings, the financial support of research work, support of the scientific journal "Planta Medica: Natural Products and Medicinal Plant Research," cooperation with organizations pursuing similar aims, the scientific counseling of public institutions, and other measures serving the purposes of the Society.

The Herb Society of America
The society is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use of and delight in herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community.

The Longwood Herbal Task Force
The LHTF was organized in the fall of 1998 by faculty, staff and students from Children’s Hospital, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute to learn more about and teach other clinicians about herbs and dietary supplements.

U.K. Healthcentre Online

U.S. Pharmacopeia
The USP promotes public health by establishing and disseminating officially recognized quality standards and authoritative information for the use of medicines and other healthcare technologies by health professionals, patients, and consumers.