Herbs & Supplements

Herbs & Supplements

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, 2nd Edition

Find drugs & herbal remedies for many health conditions from the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine.

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine from Medlineplus.gov

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard care.

Drug Interaction Tool from the University of Maryland

Check for potential interactions between drugs.  Enter two or more drugs and the results will tell you whether the two drugs can have harmful interactions.  It will also tell you whether they have duplicate ingredients.  You can enter one drug and check for any known drug, food, alcohol, or tobac

LiverTox Database: Are Your Medications Injuring Your Liver ?

Did you know that some drugs can damage your liver? Use this database for the latest information about liver injury from prescription and nonprescription medications, herbals and dietary supplements.  This database is produced by the National Institutes of Health.

Medline Plus: Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements

Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.

Browse dietary supplements and herbal remedies to learn about their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Find information on topics from acupuncture to zinc. Learn all about complementary and alternative medicine, uses, side effects, safety, medical evidence, and how to make wise decisions. There is also a link on how to find a practitioner.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database

Learn about the many uses for natural products to treat different medical condition. This includes summaries for each product’s effectiveness, safety, adverse effects, drug interactions, food interactions, disease interaction, and dosing and administration.

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