Helpful Resources

The links below include national and state organizations related to acupuncture and Oriental medicine and educational information about complementary and alternative therapies. As I find resources that you may find useful, I will add them.

Acupuncture & Alternative Medicine Organizations

Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Council of Colleges of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

National Acupuncture Detoxification Association

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Oregon Medical Board of Examiners

Acupuncture, Herbal & Alternative Medicine Information

Gateway to Chinese Medicine Health and Wellness

Articles and research about acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Alternative Medicine Foundation

Alternative Nature Online Healing

Information about herbal remedies, alternative medicine, aromatherapy and more. A wonderful resource for botanical and herb pictures.

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Resource Guide: Directory of Databases

Botanical Studies: An International Journal

Continuum Center for Health and Healing at the Beth Israel Medical Center

Information on treatments, history, philosophy, and training of different CAM modalities and alternative health systems.

Herb Med

A website that lists many of the main herbal sites and information resources found on the web.

Institute for Traditional Medicine

Provides numerous educational materials, primarily articles written by Subhuti Dharmananda. Currently, over 2,000 pages of such articles are in the archive.

Ling Gui International Healing School of Qi Gong

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Intregrative Medicine

Information on herbs, vitamins, and supplements, especially potential use in cancer care.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Introduction to Acupuncture

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Stanford University, Highwire Press

Links to hundreds of free journals where you can find free online medical articles.

University of Maryland Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Information on the uses and interactions of drugs, herbs and supplements.

World Health Organization