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Online Resources for Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Note: The following directory of online government/nonprofit and commercial websites is provided merely as a reference to users. Imaginis does not endorse and takes no responsibility whatsoever for the information found on the following websites.

The Alternative Medicine Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides evidence-based research resources for health care professionals and responsible and reliable information for patients and consumers about the integration of alternative and conventional medicine.

The American Academy of Medical Acupunture provides information on acupunture and lets users search for a medical acupuncturist in their state.

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is a nonprofit education organization that strives to educate the public about beneficial herbs and plants and to promote the safe and effective use of medicinal plants.

The American Massage Therapy Association provides information and references on message therapy for consumers and massage therapists. Users may search a database to find a massage therapist by city, state, or zip code.

Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way - For women who want to maintain breast health and for women diagnosed with breast cancer. This site is designed with the purpose of empowering women in their health care choices.

Health World Online provides access to information, products, and services on a variety of alternative and complementary therapies, including acupuncture, aromatherapy, ayurveda, Chinese medicine, chiropractic medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, osteopathy, mind/body medicine, naturopathy, and nutritional medicine.

The Journal of Chinese Medicine provides professional and patient-focused information on the entire field of Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Qi gong, and dietary medicine.

The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing public awareness of the benefits of aromatherapy.

The National Cancer Institute provides information on alternative and complementary medicines.

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports and conducts basic and applied research on alternative and complementary therapies. The NCCAM website provides background information on alternative and complementary medicines, the latest research, and information on the organization.

The National Center for Homeopathy provides information on homeopathy for the public and homeopaths. Homepathy is an area of alternative/complementary medicine with the idea that a patient could be treated by using small doses of a medicine that produces the same symptoms as the patient’s illness. Members of the organization receive the magazine, Homeopathy Today, which contains up-to-date news on homeopathy, including book reviews, short articles, and a calendar of events.

The National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) supports and conducts research on dietary supplements.

The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Center of Columbia University was one of the first centers at a major medical school devoted specifically to research, education and training in complementary and alternative medicine. The Center was formed in 1993 and is one of 13 specialty research centers funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at NIH.

Updated: August 29, 2007