The Everything Guide to Herbal Remedies: An easy-to-use reference for natural health care

APPENDIX C

Additional Resources

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)

Provides information on naturopathy and a directory of licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs). www.naturopathic.org

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Includes information on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), plus a search function to help you find a licensed TCM practitioner in your area. www.aaaomonline.org

American Botanical Council (ABC)

A nonprofit research and educational foundation that provides information on individual herbs and news related to herbalism. www.herbalgram.org

American Chiropractic Association

Information on chiropractic and a search function to help you find a licensed chiropractor near you. www.amerchiro.org

American Herbalists Guild

The primary trade group of herbal practitioners in the United States. Offers a state-by-state search function to help you find an herbalist in your area. www.americanherbalistsguild.com

American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

The trade association for manufacturers of herbal products, including dietary supplements. www.ahpa.org

The Alternative Medicine Foundation

A nonprofit group that provides information on herbal medicine and several complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities that incorporate herbs. www.amfoundation.org

Balanced Healing Medical Center

Provides information about balancing the best of conventional medicine, alternative medicine, and research methods to facilitate healing. Offers herbs, supplements, and solutions for a variety of conditions. www.balancedhealing.com

Herb Research Foundation

A nonprofit group that provides information on research, legislation, and other developments related to herbs. www.herbs.org

National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy

Provides information on aromatherapy and a membership guide that can direct you to an aromatherapist in your area. www.naha.org

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

The official site of NCCAM, the government agency in charge of scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). www.nccam.nih.gov

Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)

This is the government agency in charge of all dietary supplements, including herbal products. www.ods.od.nih.gov

Organic Consumers Association

A nonprofit group that encourages sustainable organic farming; search for information on a particular herb or get a list of retailers that sell organic products near you. www.organicconsumers.org

PubMed Central

PubMed Central is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal articles. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov


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