Title

Finding information on herbal therapy: a guide to useful sources for clinicians

UMMS Affiliation

Center for Integrated Primary Care; Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Publication Date

11-1-2001

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Alternative and Complementary Medicine | Behavioral Medicine | Health Psychology | Integrative Medicine

Abstract

Many resources are available to patients and healthcare practitioners interested in learning about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies such as herbal medicine. This article provides a comprehensive review of herbal medicine sources that are general in scope, clinically oriented, evidence based, and focused on Western phytomedicinals. Tables list 15 books and 8 Internet sites that fulfill these criteria. Information also is provided on 4 monographs, literature databases, and many related sources that may be of interest to clinicians incorporating herbal medicines into their practice or counseling patients on the topic.

Source

Altern Ther Health Med. 2001 Nov-Dec;7(6):74-8.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Alternative therapies in health and medicine

Comments

At the time of publication, Paula Gardiner was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

11712474

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