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Naturopathy, practice, effectiveness, economics & safety (2022) is a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) compiled by the World Naturopathic Federation providing an evidence-based summary of naturopathic practice and the safety, economics and effectiveness of naturopathic care. The scope of the HTA was informed by research conducted by the international naturopathic community over the last thirty years. Over 2000 peer-reviewed scientific articles of which more than 300 clinical studies involving over 100 different health populations are outlined in the HTA.

nPod, Naturopathic Product Online Database, is a searchable platform of professional prescribing information for Naturopathy, Chinese Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy and Nutrition.  Designed for Australian and New Zealand practitioners, you can:

  • - search for a substance, product or illness
  • - compare up to 5 different products at once
  • - print directly from the prescribing list for your clients 
  • - add and save your individual protocols for future use
  • - find a specific product, RRP and distributors
  • - filter to view specific specific product types (e.g. nutritional or herbal)

nPod also provides each graduate a year's free subscription as a graduation gift! You just need to email nPod at upon graduation.

This is just a selection of the thousands of ebooks available

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Herbs at a Glance

Herbs at a Glance is a series of brief fact sheets that provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information.

Some traditional sources

Western Herbal Medicine Databases

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Natural Medicines Database - evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine. Professional Herbal Monographs include effectiveness for conditions, drug interactions, mechanism of action and more. Extensive references with links to original research provided.

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