Herbs and Dietary Supplements
Information about commonly used herbs and dietary supplements
Click here to learn more about the uses and side effects of herbs and dietary supplements that you may already be using. (learn more)
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Web Address: www.nccam.nih.gov
This site offers a wealth of information on alternative therapies, supplements, recent research, and training opportunities.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
Web Address: www.naturaldatabase.com
This database offers subscribers information on supplements (i.e. ingredients, interactions, safety), comparison of conventional and alternative approach to treatment of illnesses, CME courses, and daily updates.
Web Address: www.naturalstandard.com
This site is the result of an international collaboration with the aim to provide clinicians and patients with information about complementary and alternative medicine. The site utilizes peer-reviewed and evidence-based information to delegate a well-defined grading scale for therapeutic interventions.
Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), NIH
Web Address: www.ods.od.nih.gov
The Office of Dietary Supplements reviews and provides free information on dietary supplements.
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
Web site: www.cfsan.fda.gov
Government resource for food and drug safety information and updates for consumers and clinicians.