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Plants for a Future Latin and common names, uses, constituents, cited references
NCCAM National Center for Complementary and Alernative Medicine, National Institutes of Health
Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia Monographs reproduced by the Government of India. Five volumes
The Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 14th Edition English Version. Sub hyperlink "Contents" leads to "Official Monographs"
King’s American Dispensatory (1898) Herbal medicine in 19th century US
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Evidence-based information resource about herbs, botanicals, vitamins and other supplements
World Health Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants, Volume I Comprehensive information, includes references
World Health Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants, Volume II  
Welcome to the Rainforest Latin and common names, uses, cited references. Links to PubMed, Plants for a Future, GRIN, Dr. Duke, and US Patents
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Evidence-based clinical relevance. Searchable by product name or medical condition. Links to PubMed
Botanical.com - A Modern Herbal Herbal index provides botanical and family names, description and picture, constituents, medicinal actions and uses, dosage, preparation
Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Index From Perdue University
Google Book Search Google subset of monographs, many searchable full-text
Duke University Scientific name alphabetical listing with detailed descriptions, medicinal uses, dosage forms, interactions, precautions, and cited references
Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Database Chemical components and activities for each plant, ethnobotanical uses, cited references
Herbal Remedies Index Western, Chinese and Ayurvedic herbs, Latin names, common names, uses, history, active components, cited references
Himalaya Herbal Health Care English, Latin and Sanskrit names, morphology, constituents, pharmacology, clinical studies, toxicology, and cited references
eMedicinal Over 2000 plants searchable by name, disease, or formula
Holistic Online 2000 herbs by scientific and common names, with descriptions, active components, history, uses, dosages, safety
MedlinePlus - Drugs and Supplements Background, synonyms, evidence, dosing, safety, interactions, methodology and selected references
Drug Digest Common names, synonyms, uses, references
Scirus Topic Pages Research summaries and analysis by experts. Type “traditional Medicine” in the search box
Science.gov Gateway to government science information and research results. Over 36 databases and 1850 scientific websites.
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