Alternative Health Practices

American Botanical Council - provides information to educate the public about beneficial herbs and plants and to promote the safe and effective use of medicinal plants   

Complementary/Integrative Medicine M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's Complementary/Integrative Medical Education Resources (CIMER) Website contains evidence-based reviews of complementary or alternative cancer therapies and links to other authoritative resources   

Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases - maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, this site lists several hundred medicinal plants and indicates the type of chemical agents isolated from each  

HerbMed ® - an interactive, electronic herbal database providing hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource   

Herb Research Foundation - a site for herb information, including international news from the world of herbs 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Information Resource: About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products - provides evidence-based information on herbs, botanicals, vitamins, and other supplements for oncologists and other healthcare professionals.   

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - information for consumers and health practitioners on alternative medicine from a division of the National Institutes of Health   

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - a website providing clinical information on dietary supplements via the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements database, produced by the National Institutes of Health  

Quackwatch - a website maintained by Quackwatch, Inc., a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads and fallacies