Traditional Knowledge and Medicine Handbooks

Aromatic and Medicinal Plants IndexFrom Perdue University
Ayurvedic PharmacopoeiaMonographs reproduced by the Government of India. Five volumes - A Modern HerbalHerbal index provides botanical and family names, description and picture, constituents, medicinal actions and uses, dosage, preparation. By Mrs. M. Grieve
Drug DigestCommon names, synonyms, uses, references
Duke Live Plant Collections Scientific name alphabetical listing with detailed descriptions, medicinal uses, dosage forms, interactions, precautions, and cited references
eMedicinal Over 2000 plants searchable by name, disease, or formula
Himalaya Herbal Health CareEnglish, Latin and Sanskrit names, morphology, constituents, pharmacology, clinical studies, toxicology, and cited references
Holistic Online 2000 herbs by scientific and common names, with descriptions, active components, history, uses, dosages, safety
King's American Dispensatory (1898)Herbal medicine in 19th century US. By Henriette Kress
Materia Medica Vegetabilis Vol.IUses in English, Dutch, German, French. By E. F. Steinmetz
Materia Medica Vegetabilis Vol.IIUses in English, Dutch, German, French. By E. F. Steinmetz
Materia Medica Vegetabilis Vol.IIIIndex, Latin and English names. By E. F. Steinmetz
MedlinePlus - Drugs and SupplementsBackground, synonyms, evidence, dosing, safety, interactions, methodology and selected references
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterEvidence-based information resource about herbs, botanicals, vitamins and other supplements
NCCIHNational Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Report on the Indigenous Medical Botany of MassachusettsMedicinal uses (published mid 1800's). By Stephen W. Williams, M.D.
Samoan Medicinal Plants and Their Usage Samoan Medicinal Plants and Their Usage includes Samoan names, common names, scientific names, and uses for plants. The text is searchable using ctrl-F. By ADAP Project
The Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 14th EditionEnglish Version. Sub hyperlink "Contents" leads to "Official Monographs"
Welcome to the Rainforest Latin and common names, uses, cited references. Links to PubMed, Plants for a Future, GRIN, Dr. Duke, and US Patents
WHO: Medicinal Plants in the South Pacific Information on 102 commonly used medicinal plants in the South Pacific. Note: text is searchable using ctrl-F.
World Health Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants, Volume IComprehensive information, includes references
World Health Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants, Volume IIComprehensive information, includes references