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NU 635: Complementary Therapies: Understanding the Databases

This Research Guide will show you how to use Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard), a database that includes high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine. It also has pointers on search background informati

Searching or Browsing the Databases

You can search for foods, herbs, supplements, therapies such as acupuncture, products or product manufacturers by entering data into the main search box.  Click here to explore key features of the databases. 

How to find Food, Herbs & Supplements Info

How to find information for treating Medical Conditions

BROWSE the list of conditions (below):

View Efficacy Chart for Possibly Effective or Ineffective treatments for chosen condition: