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Research Guides

Pharmacy eResources: Herbs & Supplements

Monographs for Herbs and Supplements

Article Databases

Web Resources - open access


Health Canada Compendium of Monographs


  • Evidence-based, consumer-oriented information on vitamins, herbs & supplements

  • Limited number of consumer monographs based on Natural Standard Database

Natural Health Products Directorate, Health Canada

  • Canadian natural health product information and regulations

Bandolier Complementary and Alternative Therapies

  • Provides best evidence by gathering systematic reviews, meta-analyses of complementary and alternative therapies

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

  • Information on various CAM modalities, disease/conditions and treatment/therapies; includes alerts and advisories

National Institute of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements

  • Use and safety of dietary supplements; fact sheets and nutrient recommendation reports and tables; IBIDS database provides bibliographic citations and abstracts