Related Web Sites -- Medicinal
More information can be found under "General" links.
- Appalachian Ginseng Foundation
- Committed to bettering the lives of Appalachian people by teaching about
ginseng growing, and encourage the preservation of the Appalachian forest.
- Herbworld Online -
Herbal business tools.
- Medicine Trail Research Center
Expeditions - Offers short-term volunteer vacations to assist with
research or conservation projects in the Rainforest, the Caribbean, or
with Missionary Projects helping the Mayan Indians of Belize and Central
Network - A global network whose members are committed to the
sustainable and socially equitable use of medicinal plants.
- United Plant Savers - An
organization that aims to protect native medicinal plants and their native
habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants
for generations to come.
- Gaia Herbs - A U.S.
manufacturer and vendor of organic liquid herbal extracts.
- Garden Medicinals and
Culinaries - Virginia-based supplier of medicinal and culinary herb
seeds and plants, plus herb products, supplies and equipment for gardeners
Marketing of Medicinal Plants - Articles presented at the Prairie
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Conference, 1996.
- Medicinal Herb Reference
- This organization exists as a means for medicinal herbs producers to
find markets, and for consumers of medicinal herbs to find sources.
- Mother's Pure Herbs
- Harvesters, cultivators, traders & exporters of medicinal herbs &
agricultural products, based in southern India.
- NatureMade - The Pharmavite
Corp. is a U.S. manufacturer of nutritional supplements for the mass
market. Established brands include Nature MadeŽ vitamins and herbs and
Nature's ResourceŽ Premium Herbs.
- Nature's Way - Specializes in
natural medicines, providing single herbs and herbal formulas, herbal
extracts, phytomedicines, vitamins, minerals, homeopathy, and more.
- North Carolina Ginseng and
Goldenseal Company - A licensed grower dedicated to preservation and
propagation of Ginseng and Goldenseal in our natural environment.
- Strategic Reports Inc.:
Competitive Intelligence - Specializes in pharmaceutical sales on a
global basis, programs that analyze the promotional resources supporting
key drugs, and tracking the sales forces of leading pharmaceutical
companies in the U.S. and Europe.
- Sylvan Botanicals
- The largest supplier of Ginseng and Goldenseal planting stock in the
- Trinity Alps
Botanicals ~ Organic Medicinals - Vendor offering organic medicinals,
hand wildcrafted or organically grown, processed and prepared as oils or
tinctures by a non-profit organic medicinal herb co-operative in rural
- US Nutraceuticals - A
Florida-based company offering saw palmetto berry extract products.
- Vitality Works - A
holistic health clinic focusing on alternative therapies. Products include
oils, extracts, and formulas.
- Alternative Nature Online Herbal
- An online herbal with wild herb pictures and descriptions of herb uses
in alternative medicine. Over 300 pages of herb pictures, links,
alternative medicine articles, message boards, and more.
- The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia
and Therapeutic Compendium 2002 - Offers various analytical, quality
control, and therapeutic monographs.
Botanical Resources of Economic and Medicinal Botany - Extensive list
of links and resources compiled by the Norton-Brown Herbarium, University
- Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and
Ethnobotanical Databases - Search by plant, chemical, activity, or
Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants - Scanned version of text written
by A.R. Harding in 1936.
- Green Medicine -
Information on the harvest, history, sustainability, and uses of medicinal
- Growing American
Ginseng in Ohio: An Introduction - Factsheet provided by Ohio State
- Growing American
Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site - Factsheet provided by Ohio State
- Growing American
Ginseng in Ohio: Site Preparation and Planting Using the Wild- Simulated
Approach - Factsheet provided by Ohio State University Extension.
Herb Hunters Guide -American Medicinal Plants of Commercial Importance
- Electronic version of text written by Sievers in 1930. Includes
- Herb Research Foundation - A
source of science-based information on the health benefits and safety of
herbs, and expertise in sustainable botanical resource development.
- Herbal Index Online - An
online herbal index of alternative traditional remedies, recipes, and
potions. Buy herbs online and learn to make folk remedies at home.
- Herbs and Other
Plants - Information on orris root, oxalis, penny royal, pokeweed, and
King's American Dispensatory - Information for over 700 herbs includes
botany, history, chemical constituents, medical use and dosage.
Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database - Medicinal herb database
searchable by common name and botanical name, by properties and uses, or
by the bodily system affected.
- Medical Botany-
Introduction - This syllabus is compiled by Univ. of MD ethnobotanist
James A. Duke. Information includes compiled folk remedies from throughout
the world and chemical data that might support their applications.
- Medicine at your Feet
- Plant specialist and ecologist David Leonard offers information on
Chinese, Hawaiian, and Western medicinal plants.
- Purple Sage - A new site
dedicated to medicinal herbs and their uses. Includes herb profiles,
treatments, recipes, and additional links.
Send questions or comments regarding this web site to Matt Winn:
For further information on Non-Timber Forest Products, contact Tom Hammett:
email@example.com, 540-231-2716 or Jim
This is a cooperative
The Center for Forest Products Marketing and Management,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and
The Southern Research Station,
USDA Forest Service,