Sites for herbal products
Dr David R. Woodward
David.R.Woodward at utas.edu.au
Tue Feb 29 17:01:42 PST 2000
The US National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - part of
NIH - has a detailed website covering complementary and alternative
medicines, including herbals.
The URL is
This has several useful resources. In particular, their citation index - a
resource in the style of Medline (and darwing on the resources of medline) -
covers 180,000 articles on comp and alt med, dating from 1963 to present
day. To access it, go to:
It doesn't always have the trade/proprietary names of products, which can be
a disadvantage at times.
At 17:59 29/02/2000 -0500, neil wrote:
>I've read, many of your emails with interest and you always seem to know
>what you are talking about. I am writing to inquire if you are familiar
>with any good sites dealing with herbal medicine?
>Recently, there have been a spate of radio commercials for a product called
>Viramax (pronounced Veer a max) which is supposed to boost the sexual
>potency of both men and women. I'd like to find out more about it and I'm
>writing to you just in case you could hook me into an informative website.
>I'd like to be able to answer the questions of the public when they call.
David R Woodward PhD
Discipline of Biochemistry (School of Medicine)
University of Tasmania, GPO Box 252-58, Hobart
Tasmania 7001, Australia
Phone 03 62 26 26 75 (61 3 62 26 26 75)
Fax 03 62 26 27 03 (61 3 62 26 27 03)
E-mail: David.R.Woodward at utas.edu.au
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