Herbal Health Services - Guiding You to Good Health

Nutrition & Food Information

Dr. Andrew Weil
Information about general health, wellness and aging, along with herbs and supplements

Nutrition Data
Huge searchable database of information on specific foods including calorie, protein & mineral content, etc.

Shopper's Guide to Pesticides
Includes lists of conventionally grown produce that are highest and lowest in pesticide residue

Vitamin D Council
Research links and home test kits

The World's Healthiest Foods
From the George Mateljan Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation with no commercial interests

Vegan Health
Staying healthy on plant-based diets

Animal Health

Veterinary Botanical Medical Association

American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association


Botany & Gardening

The Garden Gate
Large array of gardening-related information and links

Plant Pictures, Habitat and Insect Relationships
Quality photos categorized by scientific plant or family name.

Hawthorne Berry

Community Resources

Citizens.org - The Voice of the Natural Health Consumer
News and informational articles

Edible Communities
Network of local food publications

GE Food Alert
Information about genetically engineered foods including news & politics

Herbal Community Center
Social networking site dedicated to the use of herbs

Local Harvest
Search for farmers' markets, family farms & other sources of sustainably grown food in your area


American Academy of Environmental Medicine

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

American Herbal Products Association

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Oregon Tilth
Certification body managing the strictest organic standard in the nation; information & link resources

Organic Consumers Association

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia
The mission of the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) is to promote the responsible use of herbal medicines and insure they are used with the highest degree of safety and efficacy as is achievable. The primary way this is accomplished is through the deve

American Herbalists Guild
20-year old organization dedicated to providing a high level of professionalism and education in the study and practice of therapeutic herbalism

Herb Research Foundation
Science-based information on the health benefits and safety of herbs, and expertise in sustainable botanical resource development


Grain & Legume Cooking Directions

The Vegan Chef
Lots of creative and tasty looking vegan recipes

Spice Index & Info
A near-bottomless well of knowledge about the origin, etymology, cultivation and use of numerous spices along with quality pictures

Goji Berry

Retailers - Foods

Barry Farm Foods
Bulk grain and legume flour, including organic and certified gluten-free

Baugher Ranch Organics
Bulk organic almonds as minimally processed as possible by California law

Living Tree Community Foods
Organic nut butters, etc.

Rejuvenative Foods
Raw kim-chi, sauerkraut, nut butters, etc.

Sprout People
Tons of information and instructions for sprouting, along with raw materials and sprouting tools

Herb Information & Education

Chinese Herb Academy
Searchable database of Chinese herbs and formulas, with links to related information sites

Ethnobotanical Leaflets
International plant research and other information

Herbal Materia Medica - Australian Naturopathic Network

Herbal Materia Medica - Sharon Tilgner, ND
Easily searchable by common and Latin names; mostly Western herbs

Sacred Lotus
Searchable database of Chinese herbs and formulas with excellent cross-reference, pictures and theory information

Wiley InterScience
Searchable database of scientific research including herbs used for health

Henriette's Herbal
One of the oldest and largest herbal information sites on the web

Online manual by Ed Smith on almost 200 individual therapeutic herbs and compound formulas, with an emphasis on the liquid extract forms

David Winston's Specific Herbal Indications
David Winston is an internationally known lecturer, author and ethnobotanist. For over 35 years, David has been studying, practicing, teaching and researching Cherokee, Chinese and Western herbal medicine

Ryan Drum, PhD
Everything you ever wanted to know about seaweed as food or medicine, but were afraid to ask

The Medicine Woman's Roots
Wild plants & river tales of the Gila

Tropical Plant Database
Botanical, historical/tribal, clinical use and other information from Dr. Leslie Taylor, ND

Plants For A Future
Edible, medicinal and useful plants for a healthier world

American Botanical Council
Source for reliable herbal use information

Tillotson Institute of Natural Health

Nettle Leaf

Retailers - Herbs & Supplements

Herbalist & Alchemist
David Winston, internationally known lecturer, author and ethnobotanist formulates these products. For over 35 years, David has been studying, practicing, teaching and researching Cherokee, Chinese and Western herbal medicine. Also books and lecture CD's

Banyan Botanicals
Organic Ayurvedic herbs and self-care products

Cedar Bear Naturales
Herbal tinctures produced without the use of alcohol

Tinctures, teas, skin care, insect repellent and other natural products made with extra TLC

Horizon Herbs
Large selection of herb seeds

Huge selection of herb & supplement products with very good pricing & quantity discount

Mountain Rose Herbs
Amazing selection of all organic herbs, spices, teas and body care products

Mushroom Harvest
Organic medicinal mushroom extract capsules and powders; sawdust spawn and hardwood plugs

Total Health Discount Vitamins
Vast inventory of supplements & body care products at good prices

Founded and run by "Herbal Ed" (Smith)

Medical Information

Drug Digest
Non-commercial, evidence-based drug information site including possible interactions

Extensive information about drugs including side effects

Merck Online Diagnostic Manual

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