Herbal Medicine

The art or practice of using herbs and herbal preparations to maintain health and to prevent, alleviate, or cure disease.

Mayo Clinic

Herbal supplements aren't right for everyone. Get the facts before you buy.

Medlineplus - Herbal Supplements

List of herbs & supplements from the National Library of Medicine.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Herbs at a Glance is a series of brief fact sheets that provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals - common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Learn about the many uses for natural products to treat different medical condition. This includes summaries for each product’s effectiveness, safety, adverse effects, drug interactions, food interactions, disease interaction, and dosing and administration.

NIH - Dietary Supplement Label Database

The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) is a joint project of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and National Library of Medicine (NLM). The DSLD contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S.

University of Maryland Medical Center

Herbal medicine - also called botanical medicine or phytomedicine - refers to using a plant's seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes. Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of conventional medicine.

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