| HERBAL EDUCATION
BOOKS, SOFTWARE, HERB SAFETY
Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Schools for combined training.)
Standards for Herbal Medicines
curriculum standards for herbal medicine
have been put out by the American
Herbalists Guild for their members.
for Herbal Medicine Article at American
Herbalists Guild. Forms Check From Tao to Earth
separate and combined consent forms are in the masters forms packets
for Acupuncture, Chinese and Western Herbal Medicine.
Curriculum standards for Chinese Herbology US national examination test
via the NCCAOM, the National
Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
11 Canal Center Plaza Suite 300, Alexandria VA 22314, (703) 548-9004
Fax: (703) 548-9079 Information sharing with administrators of worldwide
examination boards, professional organizations and school administrators,
contact Chair, Kabba Anand E-mail
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Check the Core Curriculum standards for the Masters and Doctorate Level
Program and Download
curriculum standards for Chinese Herbal
Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine put out by
the EHPA European Herbal
Practitioners Associations and the British/European Herbal Practiitoners
Association with the intent for its use to be worldwide. Downloadable
from their site. Good
links page for herbal medicine.
Institute of Medical Herbalists
has various publicatio Color ns, information and vast useful links.
other links at the NHAA
National Herbalists Association of Australia for core curriculum
standards and literature available from their site.
Books, Software, and Helpful Information
Encyclopedia - information
on the properties and uses of the various healing herbs. Includes
sections on pet care, and how to gather and store herbs properly.
Herbals - listing of various
herbs and their individual healing capabilities.
individual herb companies. Crane Herbs and Golden Flower have
a good selection, as does Redwing Books.
Chen of Lotus Herbs
offers outstanding seminars and has done substantial speaking
and writing on drug-herbal interactions (See March 2001 issue
Today for a sample of his writing.)
Pharmacology of Chinese Herbs, 544 pages, by Kee Chang Huang
is now available from CRC Press in London An encyclopedic guideline
for understanding how herbs workeffectively comparing
them with Western medicines. Email
Herbal page is one of the
most extensive well loved pages on herbs with an extensive
links page Some of the links are also in foreign languages
including German and Dutch.
Herbal Practitioners Association
and the National
Institute of Medical Herbalists (the founding members)
have a wealth of information on herbs, valuable training and
accreditation and core curriculum for Chinese herbal medicine,
western herbal medicine and Ayurvedic herbal medicine and includes
to get further information online.
Herbal information and Herbal Education in the U.S.)
American Herbalists Guild
has written currciuclum
guidelines for herbal medicine. This can be viewed online.
They have a directory of herbal schools and a great links page.
College of Health Sciences
Portland, OR--offering natural health programs by distance education
with optional online interaction and assessment tools. Wide
range of courses including herbal medicine, aromatherapy, nutrition,
and more. Courses for general interest, a new career, or continuing
education. Approved CE Credits for Nurses, Naturopaths, Massage
Therapists, Pharmacists, and Veterinarians. Practitioner liability
insurance for herbal and aromatherapy graduates.
School of Herbal Studies
Herb Academy - articles
on research, politics, history and clinical practice; a professional
discussion group in Chinese Herbal Medicine; board approved
online continuing education classes for licensed acupuncturists.
Institute for Herbal Studies 87 market Square, Newington,CT
Herbal College Burnaby,
extensive information on all aspects of herbal studies (see
their schools page)
Mountain Herbal Institute (RMHI)
Boulder, CO USA- Chinese herbal sciences and health education
Mountain Herbal Center (Rosemary Gladstar) PO Box 420, East
Barre, VT 05649 (802) 479-9825
Institute of Herbal Studies
School of Botanical Medicine
Natural Healthcare Association
Herbal Products Association
Holistic Medical Association
Society of Pharmacognosy
of Natural Medicine Pharmacists
Society of America
for Disease Control & Prevention
for Freedom of Choice in Medicine
(NAtural PRoducts ALERT)
Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Council for Reliable Health Information
Nutritional Foods Association
of Dietary Supplements, National Institute of Health
for Economic Botany
Food and Drug Administration
National Library of Medicine