Natural Medicines

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Natural Medicines  contains over 1,000 evidence-based monographs on natural medicines. Compiled by clinicians, these monographs provide in depth information for each natural medicine product. This information, appropriate for patient care situations, includes: common, as well as colloquial names, brand names, scientific names, product uses, safety, effectiveness, description of known constituents, pharmacological actions, adverse reactions, possible interactions, any influence on nutrient levels and depletion in the body after use of the substance(s), dosage and administration, and reference citations. Also available in this database is a clinical management series on topics such as: obesity, depression, colds and flu, osteoporosis, menopause, chronic fatigue syndrome and others. Both basic and advanced searching is available.


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Dates covered

Current edition.

Updating frequency



Varies, includes manufacturer information, package inserts, journal articles, etc.

Type of coverage

Evidence-based, detailed monographs provide clinical, therapeutic information to assist pharmacists, physicians, nurse practitioners, dietitians and others in providing patient care. Searching recently enhanced to allow natural product effectiveness, natural product/drug interaction, and disease/medical conditions.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, and Pharmacist's Letter.

Producer/content provider

Therapeutic Research Faculty

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Therapeutic Research Center

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Supplementary Subject(s)