Biomedical Sciences
HERBAL MEDICINE
Focus Areas

Databases
Subject Gateways

Books  &  Journals
Patents
Theses

International and National Resources

Electronic Information Resources for Herbal Medicine

International Herbal Organizations and Associations

 

Databases

 

http://indianmedicine.nic.in

A gateway for information Ayurveda, Yoga …

 http://ukcrop.net/db.html

UK CropNet database

 www.bio.com

Bio Online site – Research news, Industry news, Market research, Career news and upcoming events

 www.biosis.org

BIOSIS  previews – Abstract database for life sciences and biomedical literature

 www.discoverherbs.com

HerbClip Online – World’s leading database of information about research, marketing and use of medicinal plants.

 www.embase.com

An international database to citations covering the biomedical, pharamacological and drug literature

 www.healthindex.com/

MANTIS – Manual Alternative and Natural Therapy database for healthcare disciplines

 www.herbal-medicine.org/bibliography.html#illust

Herbal Medicine organization – Bibliography

 www.herbcompanion.com

Internet’s best herbal companion websites

 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

MEDLINE – Abstract database of Medical literature from National Library of Medicine, USA

 www.rsc.org

Natural products updates – database

 www.scidev.net

Science and Development Network – Traditional medicine links, background reading WHO guidelines, dossier

 www.virtualdrugstore.com/druglist.html

New drug  database

 

Subject Gateways

 

http://biome.ac.uk

BIOME is a collection of gateways, which provide access to evaluated quality Internet resources in health and life sciences

 www.bmn.com

BioMedNet – For biological and medical researchers

 www.omni.ac.uk

OMNI  (Organizing Medical Networked Information) is a gateway to evaluated online resources in health and medicine

 www.vlib.org

The Virtual Library is the oldest catalogue of the web, being a gateway to all subjects

 

Books  &  Journals

 

www.herbalremediesinfo.com/herbalbooks.html

Herbal  books and reference sources

 

http://ejbiotechnology.info/content/vol7/issue3/full/5/

Article – Wakdikar, Sandhya - Global health care challenge: Indian experiences and new prescriptions 

 

http://medind.nic.in

30 medical journals – Free full text

 

http://pubs.acs.org

Journal of Natural Products

 

www.bioline.org.br/journals

Bioline international – Open source journals and  online resources, directories, news and guides to scientific information on the web

 

www.cabi-bioscience.org

A division of CAB international

 

www.doaj.org

Directory of open access journals

 

www.escop.com

European Scientific Co-operative on phytotherapy – European phyto journal – Free online

 

www.liebertonline.com/loi/acm

Journal of alternative and complementary medicine

 

www.plos.org

Public Library of Science – Open access journals in biology and medicine

 

www.rsc.org

Journal of Natural Products Reports

 

www.scielo.br

SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) – Access to wide selection of journals from Latin American  countries

 

Patents

 

 

Canadian                                  -  www.library.ubc.ca/patscan

European                                  -  http://ep.espacenet.com

US                                           -  www.uspto.gov

WIPO – PCT database            -  http://pctgazette.wipo.int

http://patinfo.nic.in/patadd.html

Indian Patent design and trademark office

 

www.indianpatents.org.in

Free online access to first Indian patent searchable database

 

Theses

 

www.vidyanidhi.org.in

India’s premier digital library of electronic theses

 

International and National Resources

 

www.cieer.org
Centre for International Ethnomedicinal Education and Research

www.fao.org

Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations

 

www.thecommonwealth.org

Commonwealth secretariat

 

www.unctad.org

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

 

www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs/134/en

WHO factsheet

 

www.wipo.int/portal/index.html.en

World intellectual property organization

 

ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR HERBAL MEDICINE (Contd…

Source :  Mukherjee, Pulok K.  Quality Control of Herbal Drugs. New Delhi, Business   

               Horizons, 2002.

 

 

 DESCRIPTION

URL

ILLUSTRATIONS

 

Plant Photos (Pictures)

    http://www.albion.edu/plants/

Plant Photos (Pictures)

    http://www.ibiblio.org/herbmed/pictures/herbpics.html

Plant Photos (Pictures)

    http://www.lysator.liu.se/runeberg/nordflor/alfindex.html

Plant Photos (Pictures)

    http://www.mobot.org/mobot/research/booksmburgh/introd.html

Plant Photos (Pictures)

    http://www.plant-pictures.com

Southwest School of Botanical     Medicine

    http://chili.rt66.com/hrbmoore/HOMEPAGE/Homepage.html 

VIRTUAL GARDENS

 

Kumamoto Univ.
Medicinal Herb Garden.

http://www.pharm.kumamoto-u.ac.jp/yakusoen/plants-e.html 

ADVERSE EFFECTS

 

HerbMed

http://www.herbmed.org

Herbs and Pregnancy

http://www.gardenguides.com/herbs/preg.htm

Index of Poisons

http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/poison.html

 LEGAL INFORMATION

 

American Botanical Council

http://www.herbalgram.org/eduresearch.htm

Controversial Herbs and Natural Products

http://sunsite.unc.edu/herbs/controv.html

Herb World News Online

http://www.herbs.org/current/topnews.html

RAinfo

http://www.medmarket.com/tenants/rainfo/rainfo.htm

DATABASES

 

AGRICOLA,USA

http://www.nal.usda.gov/ag98

Database

http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop

Database (Multilingual)

http://www.odont.au.dk/libherb2/index.htm

Herb Research foundation

http://sunsite.unc.edu/herbs/hrfinfo.html

HerbMed

http://www.herbmed.org

Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

http://www.ars-grin.gov/duke

Search Service

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/

Virtual Library Biotechnology

http://www.cato.com/biotech/

Virtual Library Cell Biology

http://vlib.org/science/cell-biology/index.html

GLOSSARIES

 

Garden Gate Glossary of Botanical Names                         

http://www.prairienet.org/ag/garden/botrts.htm

Michael Moore’s MedicalHerbal Glossary

http://chili.rt66.com/hrbmoore/ManualsMM/MedHerbGloss2.txt

Missouri Botanical GardenResearch Databases                    

http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/database.html

Plant Name Database

http://www.metalab.unc.edu/herbmed/database.html

JOURNALS

 

European Phytojournal

http://www.ex.ac.uk/phytonet/phytojournal/contents.htm

Herbalgram

http://www.herbalgram.org

Herbs for Health

http://www.discoverherbs.com

HSR Magazine

http://www.hsrmagazine.com

Medical Herbalism

http://medherb.com/MHHOME.SHTML

Natural Products Insider

http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com

Nutritional Outlook

http://www.nutritionaloutlook.com

Phytochemical Analysis

http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/0958-0344

Phytotherapy Research

http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/0951-418X

Planta Medica

http://www.thieme.de/plantamedica

WEB SITES

 

Alternative Nature Home Page

http://www.altnature.com/home.htm

American Botanical Council

http://www.herbalgram.org

American Herbalists Guild

http://www.healthy.net/herbalists

Australasian College of Natural Therapies

http://www.acnt.edu.au

Ayurvedic Foundations

http://www.ayur.com                          

Chinese Herbal Sciences

http://www.rmhiherbal.org

Chinese Herbs

http://www.herb.com.tw/ENGLISH/HERB_EX/Pin2.htm#d

Complementary Medicine

http://www.unioncomed.ch

Cyberbotanica

http://life.nthu.edu.tw/~g864204/botany

Database

http://dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov

Database

http://nccam.nih.gov

Ethnobotanical Database

http://www.cieer.org/directory.html

Ethnobotany Research Citations

http://www.Nal.usda.gov/afsic/afsic_pubs/qb93-02.htm

Research and Development  

 

Health Notes

http://www.healthnotes.com

Henriette’s Herbal Homepage

http://www.ibiblio.org/herbmed

Herb Growing and  Marketing Network                          

http://www.herbworld.com

Herb Portal

http://www.green-tradenet.de

Herb Portal

http://www.herb-pros.com/resources.html

Herb Portal

http://www.wholeherb.com

Herb Research Foudation

http://sunsite.unc.edu/herbs/

Herb Society (UK)

http://sunsite.unc.edu/herbmed/HerbSociety/

Herb Society (UK)

http://www.herbsociety.co.uk

Herb Society of America

http://www.herbsociety.org

Herbal Hall

http://www.herb.com/herbal

HerbNET

http://www.herbnet.com/

Herbs for Health

http://www.discoverherbs.com

Howie Brounstein’s Home Page

http://www.teleport.com/~howieb/howie.html  

International Council for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

http://www.icmap.orgr

Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences        

http://www.pharma.ethz.ch

Legalize it! By Michael Castleman

http://www.mojones.com/MOTHER_JONES/ND94/castleman.html

Medherb. Com

http://www.medherb.com

Medherb.com

http://medherb.com/

Medicinal Plants

http://www.Ejb.org/content/vol2/issue2/full/2/

Medicinal Plants in Afganistan

http://www.afgan-web.com/fauna/medicinal.html

Medicinal Plants in Africa

http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/peopleplants/wp/wp1/

Medicinal Plants in Alaska

http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/enri/aknhp_web/

Medicinal Plants in Ecuador

http://www.Traffic.org/ecuadorworkshop/

Medicinal Plants in Kenya

http://www.earthwatch.org/expeditions/oketch.html

Medicinal Plants in Peru

http://www.biopark.org/plants-amazon.html

Medicines Control Agency

http://www.open.gov.uk/mca/mcahome.htm

Medline Plus

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/herbalmedicine

MedWebPlus – Herbs

http://www.medwebplus.com/subject/Medicine,Herbal.html

Michael Moore’s Home Page

http://www.rt66.com/hrbmoore/HOMEPAGE/HomePage.html

Michael Tierra’s Planetary Herbology      

http://www.planetherbs.com

National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

http://www.nccam.nih.gov

National Herbalists  Association of Australia

http://www.nhaa.org.au

National Institute of

http://www.btinternet.com/~nimh

Medical Herbalists                   

 

Natural Products  Information System

http://www.wps2.com 

Natural Therapy

http://www.Naturheilkunde-online.de/

Pharmaceutical Dictionary

http://www.pharma-lexicon.com

Pharmaceutical Network

http://www.pharmweb.net

Phytotherapies.org

http://www.phytotherapies.org

Phytotherapy

http://www.phytotherapy.org

Plant Gene Register

http://www.tarweed.com/pgr/

Private Research Centre

http://www.herbcentre.co.uk

Quackwatch

http://www.quackwatch.com

Rainforest Pharmacy

http://www.rain-tree.com

The American Herbal    Pharmacopoeia 

http://herbal-ahp.org

The American Society of     Pharmacognosy                               

http://www.phcog.org

The British Herbal Medical    Association                                 

http://info.ex.ac.uk/phytonet/bhma

The National Herb Centre

http://www.herbcentre.co.uk

The Natural Marketing Institute

http://www.nmisolutions.com/

The Phytochemical Society of Europe    

http://www.dmu.ac.uk/in/pse

Tibetian Medicine

http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/yuthog/framesetvl_tm.html

Traditional Indian Medicine

http://indianmedicine.nic.in

Unani Medicine

http://www.unani.com/research.htm

US Pharmacopoeia

http://www.usp.org

Veterinary Herbs

http://www.altvetmed.com

Well Planet

http://www.wellplanet.com/

 

  

INTERNATIONAL HERBAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

American Botanical Council – http://www.herbalgram.org

PO Box 144345, Austin, TX 78714-4345, USA, Custserv@herbalgra

American Herbal Products Association http://www.ahpa.org

8484  Georgia Ave., Suite 370, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA, ahpa@ahpa.org

American Spice Trade Association http://www.astaspice.org,
2025 M Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20036, USA, info@astaspice.org
American Society of Pharmacognosy http://www.phcog.org
College of Pharmacy, 901 S. State St., Big Rapids, MI 59307, USA, kruegerr@ferris.edu

Andolu Medical Plants Research Center

26470 Eskisehir, Turkey

Aromatherapy Organisations Council

   PO Box 355, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 20P, UK

Associacao Nacional de Fitoterapie

   Rua Luciano Cordeiro 27-2Dt, 1100 Lisboa, Portugal

Association Francais pourle Medicament de Phytotherapie

   25, rue de Montevideo, 75016 Paris, France

Association of Delegates of the Professional Organizations of Producers and
   Collectors of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the EEC
   6bd Marechal-Joffre, F-91490 Milly-la-Foret, France

Australian Herb Society Inc. http://www.maleny.net.au/sunweb/groups/aherbsoc.html

   PO Box 110, Mapleton, Queensland, 4560, Australia, aherbsoc@hotmail.com

British Herb Grower’s Association

   17 Hooker Street, London SW3, England

British Herb Trade Association

   164 Shaftesbury Ave., London WC2H 8HL, England

British Herbal Medicine Assiciation
   1, Wickham Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 6JX, United Kingdom

British Herbal Medicine Association

   Old Coach House, Southborough Road, Surbiton, Surrey, England

Committee for the Assessment of  Phytomedicines http://www.ctf.nl

   Van Hoornestraat 2, 2581 VG Den Haag, The Netherlands

European Confederation of  Distributors, Producers/Importers of Medicinal Plants

   23 Rue du Peintre Lebrun, F-78000 Versailles, France

Danish Society for Phytotherapy

   Taarbaekdalsvej 7B, 2930 Klampenborg, Denmark, tao@image .dk

Herb Federation of New Zealand

   PO Box 4055, Nelson South, New Zealand

Herb Research Foundation http://www.herbs.org

   1007 Pean Street, Suite 200, Boulder, CO 80302, USA, info@herbs.org

Hungarian Society for Phytotherapy

   Ulloi ut 26. III.cm., H-1 085 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

International Herb Association www.iherb.org

   4456 Corporation Lane, Suite 120, Virginia Beach, VA.23462, USA

Irish Association on Phytotherapy

   Trinity College, Shrewsbury Road, Dublin 4, Ireland

Medicinal Plant Association and Product Council

   H-1118 Budapest, Menesi ut 44, Hungary

National Herb Centre – http://www.herbcentre.co.uk

   Banbury Road, Warmington, Warks OX17 1DF,United Kingdom

National Institute of Medical Herbalists

   56 Longbrook Street, Exeter, Devon EX4 6AH, England

National Nutritional Foods Association http://www.nnfa.org

   3931 MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 101, Newport Beach, CA 92660-3013, USA, nnfa@nnfa.org

North American Native Plant Society

   Box 336, Postal Station F.Toronto ON M4Y 2L7, Canada

  Osterreichische Geseflschaft fur Phytotheraple

   P.O.Box 43, 1171 Vienna, Austria

Schweizerische Medizinische Gesellschaft fur Phytoterapie

   Santisstrasse 13, 9500 Wil, Switzerland

Societa Italiana di Fitotherapia

   Centro Studi Maria Branca, Via E. Porro, 20158 Milan, Italy

Societe  Belge de Phytotheraple

   Avenue Eugene Demolder 72, 1030 Brussels, Belgium

The American Herbalists Guild http://www.americanherbalistsguild.com

   1931 Gaddis Road, Canton, GA 30115, USA, ahgoffice@earthlink.net

The European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy www.escop.com

   ESCOP Secretariat, Argyle House, Gandy Street, Exeter, Devon EX4 3LS,UK

The Herb Society  http://www.herbsociety.co.uk

   Deddington Hill Farm, Warmington, BANBURY OX17 1XB, UK, email@herbsociety.co.uk

Transferpoint Phytotherapeutics http://biosim.amc.uva.nl/tpp

   Bevrijdingslaan 26, 7943 CB Meppel, Netherlands

Turk Fitoterapi Dermegi

   Gazi University, Fac. of Pharmacy, 06330 Hipodrum-Ankara, Turkey

 

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