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10.01.2015 Non-wood news

Category: Periodicals

International Society for Horticultural Science

List of Acta Horticulturae resulting from ISHS Section Medicinal and Aromatic Plants meetings


AncientHerbals® GUIDELINE on GOOD COLLECTION and PRODUCTION PRACTICE for Wild Crafted Herbals (inline with IFOAM and FairWild principals)


Non-wood news

JARMAP (Journal on Applied Research of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants)


FAO Resources

Health and wealth from medicinal aromatic plants (FAO, 2011)

Online journals

International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants organizations in Europe

Western Balkans:

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants organizations in Russian Federation

FAO Non-wood forest products (NWFP)

MAP resources online

Collection by Akos Mathe

IN2NI, the network of Natural Ingredients Experts

Medicinal Plant Genomics Resource:

Selected Internet Resources on Medicinal Plants: A Science Reference Section Webliography (Complied by Alison P. Kelly)

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Mediciene

Plants for a Future

Top rated Medicinal Plants (Annual plants, Biennials, Bulbs, Climbers, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees)

Top 20 plants

Plant Suppliers




(Based on a compilation by Alison P. Kelly, USDA, 2004)


USDA Plants Database

AGRICOLA: database from the National Agricultural Library. A good resource for bibliographic information:

American Botanical Council: herbal news and information.

The Center for Complementary & Alternative Pharmacotherapy (CCAP): affiliated with the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Selection of Gardening Databases

Green Medicine: home of the Medicinal Plants Working Group.

The Herb Society of America: concerned with the cultivation of herbs and with the study of their history and their uses, both past and present

Lloyd Library and Museum: collects botanical, medical, pharmaceutical, and scientific books and periodicals.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Information Resource: Herbs, Botanicals and Other Products: “evidence-based information on herbs, botanicals, vitamins, and other supplements.”

Mini-Course in Medical Botany: an informative compilation from Dr. James Duke, a noted ethnobotanist.

Native American EthnoBotany: U. of Michigan’s database of food, drugs, dyes, and fibers.

Non Timber Forest Products: Links from the Special Forest Products Program at Virginia Tech .

Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases: Dr. James A. Duke’s databases.

Plants for a Future: a U.K. resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses.

Society for Economic Botany: encourages scientific research, education, and related activities on the past, present, and future uses of plants, and the relationship between plants and people.

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: an eclectic collection of links and resources, including ones of historical interest.

University of Washington Medicinal Herb Garden: includes images of herbs indexed by both common and botanical names.

USDA PLANTS Database: provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

United Plant Savers: goal is to protect native medicinal plants of the U.S. and Canada.

Veterinary Botanical Medical Association: dedicated to developing responsible herbal practice for animals.