Last Modified: January 16, 2008
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: the U.S. Federal Government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine. Part of the National Institutes of Health.
The American Botanical Council: an independent, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information on the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants for consumers, healthcare practitioners and others.
American Nutraceutical Association: Mission is to develop and provide educational materials and program on nutraceuticals and nutrition for health care professionals, consumers and others.
Consumer Lab: Provides periodic reports of selected dietary supplements that have been tested for content and contaminants.
International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS): database to help health professionals find scientific literature on dietary supplements. This is part of the Office of Dietary Supplements site, which may also be helpful.
Natural Standard: an international research collaboration that gathers and presents data on complementary and alternative therapies.
U.S. Pharmacopeia: promotes the public health by developing and disseminating quality standards and information for medicines, healthcare delivery, and related products and practices.