Table 7.

General References on Herbs

• Blumenthal M, ed. The Compete German Commission E Monographs. Austin, Tex: American Botanical Council; 1998
• Greenwald, J, ed. PDR for Herbal Medicines. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company; 1998
• Newall C. Herbal Medicines: A Guide for Health-care Professionals. London, England: Pharmaceutical Press; 1996
• Tyler V. Tyler’s Herbs of Choice, The Therapeutic Use of Phytomedicinals. Binghampton, NY: Haworth Press; 1998
• Weiss R. Herbal Medicine. Beaconsfield, England: Beaconsfield Publishers; 1988
Herbalgram. American Botanic Council and Herb Research Foundation: (1-800-373-7105)
Medical Herbalism: A Clinical Newsletter for Clinical Practitioners. Bergner Communications: (1-888-237-4637)
Prescribers Letter. Therapeutic Research Center, email: (209-472-2240). CME credit available
Review of Natural Products. Facts and Comparisons (1-800-223-0554)
Herbal Information and Abstracts
• BIOSIS, the world’s largest collection of abstracts and bibliographic references to biological and medical literature:
• NAPRALERT Natural Products Alert:
Toxicology Information
• Toxicology Information Resource Center:
• TOXLINE and TOXNET, from the National Library of Medicine:
Web Sites
• NIH Office of Dietary Supplements:
• FDA MEDWATCH, monitoring program for reporting adverse effects: (1-800-FDA-1088)
• NIH Center for Alternative Medicine, includes CAM citation index:
• USDA: Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Database:
General Alternative Medicine
• University of Pittsburgh—The Alternative Medicine Homepage:∼cbw/altm.html
• McMaster University Health Care Information Resources—Alternative medicine:
• Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine:
• Natural Health Village:
• Center for Holistic Pediatric Education and Research:
Information on Herbs
• The Herb Research Foundation:
• American Botanical Council:
• Longwood Herbal Task Force:
• Internet Directory for Botany: