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Maine Medical Center - Services
Integrative Medicine

Dietary Supplements, Botanicals, and Herbals

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians 
Education. Professional organization representing naturopaths in legislative and other contexts. Has conference information, patient information, how to find an N.D. and more. Free.

American Botanical Council
General. Information on educational materials and a catalog of publications on a wide variety of herbal topics. Free. 

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia 

Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels Report

Consumer Lab
Clinical. This lab tests "off-the-shelf" dietary supplements and posts those that pass. Those that have not passed are not listed. They have currently reviewed 19 products. Paid subscription site. 

Dietary Supplements, Complementary or Alternative Medicines
Patient and consumer information on taking natural products, dietary supplements, medicinal plants or alternative medicines.

Clinically significant herb-drug interactions. Created by Robert Bonakdar M.D., Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine.

Interactive herbal database. Provides access to scientific data unlying the use of herbs for health. Evidence-based information. Project of the Alternative Medicine Foundation.

Bibliographic. International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements Databases. Free.

Longwood Herbal Taskforce
Clinical. Monographs, practitioner summaries and patient handouts on botanical medicines. The Taskforce is comprised of members from Boston Children's Hospital, the Mass. College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, Harvard and Tufts Medical Schools, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Free.


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