Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

The Royal Society of Medicine

British Ayurvedic Medical Council (BAMC) and British Association of Accredited Ayurveda Practitioners (BAAAP)

Ayurveda Practitioner's Association

Central Council of Indian Medicine

Ayurveda - Wikipedia

Complementary healthcare information service -
The UK's guide to alternative and complementary medicine, self development and natural health


Alternative Medicine: a growth industry
A site from the BBC with various articles on alternative medicine


Traditional Medicine information pages
From the World Health Organization.


Office of Alternative Medicine
A US organisation initiated through Congressional Mandate and whose stated mission is to "identify and evaluate unconventional health care practices; and support, co-ordinate and conduct research and research training on these practices and disseminate information."


The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia
The primary goal of the AHP is to produce authoritative herbal monographs containing accurate, critically reviewed information on botanicals which can provide guidance in the appropriate use of herbal therapeutics.


NutraSanus - Natural Health, Nutritional, Vitamin and Herbal 
Supplements Guide Review a comprehensive directory providing information on natural healthcare, alternative medicine, herbal remedies and health nutrition.

NHS Alliance
The organisation that is leading primary care, primary care organisations and the new NHS. They do, sometimes, make a statement on the subject of complementary medicine.

Complementary Medicine
Information for Primary Care Clinicians An information pack produced by the Department of Health. This file is in a ".pdf" format and you need to have the free reader Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer to be able to read it.

National electronic Library for Health (NeLH)
A pilot site for what promises to be a great resource for anyone interested in healthcare

Alternative Medicine Foundation
This US site aims to provide "evidence based research resources for health care professionals and reliable information for patients and consumers about the integration of alternative and conventional medicine."

National Cancer Institute
CancerNET UK Information Database

Dreams and illness
Could our dreams actually reveal hidden secrets about the state of our health?

Advice and info on the subject of nutrition  
A self-funded, privately held corporation consisting of a small group of scientists, physiologists, nutritionists and other health professionals dedicated to educating people about the pros and cons of dietary supplementation.

The Health Supplements Information Service HSIS is an educational programme, which has been set up to present the facts about health supplementation

A guide to health fraud and quackery.

HerbMed® An interactive, electronic herbal database - provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health.  

Medline -
Symptoms and Manifestations Topics An online resource from Medline.

Medline - Procedures and Therapies Topics An online resource from Medline with sections on alternative medicine.

RxList -
the Internet Drug Index Search for information on more than 4500 popular drugs.

MedicDirect An interactive website providing health information