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Natural Medicines Database Available to NIH Staff

Available through the NIH Library, the Natural Medicines database provides comprehensive information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies.

This recently enhanced product provides the best features and functionality from the Natural Standard research collaboration and the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, and includes the following clinical features:

  • Database of over 90,000+ commercial dietary supplement products that are rated using an evidence-based assessment system
  • Interaction Checker that can be used to explore interactions between all drugs and 90,000+ commercial dietary supplements and natural ingredients
  • Effectiveness Checker that allows a quick comparison of the effectiveness of different natural medicines for a specific condition
  • Pregnancy and Lactation Checker to help determine what natural medicines are safe and which to avoid for pregnant or breastfeeding women
  • Adverse Effects Checker which shows which natural medicines have the potential to cause specific adverse effects
  • Natural MedWatch which provides adverse event reporting service at the point of care, allowing for quick submission of adverse event reports

Visit the Natural Medicines database to explore these features, and many more, today.

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