Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resources
Monographs for Herbs and Supplements
- Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (Licensed for UH Hilo users only) Authoritative resource on dietary supplements, herbal medicines, and complementary and integrative therapies. Includes: interactive tools for safety, effectiveness and interactions; over 1,400 natural medicine monographs; and NMBER® evidence-based rating system for 185,000+ commercial brand products.
- Lexi-Comp Online (Licensed for UH Hilo users only) Collection of content sets and clinical tools that provide users with robust clinical drug information.
- Alt-HealthWatch (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access) In-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. Full-text articles for more than 180 international journals and reports, many peer-reviewed. Indexing and abstracts go back as far as 1984, and full text goes back as far as 1990. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
Edwin H. Mookini Library
- MedlinePlus: Herbs and Supplements
- CAM subset on PubMed
Search limited to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) subset of PubMed
- Dietary Supplements Labels Database
From National Institutes of Health (NIH). Offers information from the labels of over 2,000 brands of dietary supplements in the marketplace, including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and other specialty supplements.
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
NCCAM is produced by NIH and provides information on a wide range of alternative therapies, including herbal products.
- PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset
Previously Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS), this database is now a subset of PubMed. It is essentially a "limit" on the PubMed database that allows users to limit the 20 million+ citations in PubMed to those that are dietary supplement-related (just over 400,000 at this time).
- NIH Office of Dietary Standards
Fact sheets for consumers and medical professionals
- U.S. Anti-Doping Agency
- CAM - Cancer
- Mayo Clinic