Acupuncture Resources

aaaomonline.org -American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

acudetox.com -National Acupuncture Detoxification Association

acupuncture.com - Website for students, practitioners, and the general public. Includes articles, school listings, study resources, and more.

acupuncturetoday.com - A news source for the acupuncture community - practitioners, students, and the general public.

altnature.com -Alternative Nature Online Healing: information about herbs and wild medicinal plants, herbal remedies, alternative medicine, aromatherapy, herb farming and more. Also contains hundreds of botanical images and herb pictures.

amfoundation.org/index.htm - Alternative Medicine Foundation: A nonprofit organization, founded in March 1998 to provide information about alternative medicine to the public and health professionals. Sponsors of HerbMed® and TibetMed® databases.

asbestos.com -The Mesothelioma Center: Acupuncture has been linked to alleviating the nausea associated with chemotherapy and the pain incurred from the constant surgeries that cancer patients undergo.

chinesemedicinetimes.com - A free ejournal that covers all aspects of Chinese medicine, acupuncture and herbal medicine.

clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/home - NIH Clinical Trials Information Website: Up-to-date information for the public about tens of thousands of different clinical trials.

ecam.oxfordjournals.org -Evident-Based Complimentary and Alternative Medicine International journal that uses modern scientific methods to study CAM, particularly Asian medicines.

fda.gov/cder/drug/default.htm - FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

gancao.net - Contains informative TCM forums and links to websites of interest to consumers, students and practitioners of acupuncture and related topics. Currently over 600 unique links.

globinmed.com/IMRContent/default.aspx -Global Information Hub on Integrated Medicine: Information on herbs (including Chinese Herbs), Chinese formulas, and supplements.

highwire.stanford.edu/lists/freeart.dtl -Highwire Press, Stanford University: A website with links to hundreds of free journals. They also have a detailed search engine that allows you to search for authors or subjects in 2 million free online medical articles.


hon.ch/MedHunt -MedHunt: Search all medical websites for information about health on the Net. Provided by "Health on the Net (HON)", an NGO in special consultation status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

Institute for Traditional Medicine Numerous articles on acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and Traditional Chinese Medicine

itmonline.org/articles.htm -Institute of Traditional Medicine: Very large database of articles on many aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine (disorders, herbs, acupuncture, history, theory, etc).

mskcc.org/mskcc/html/11570.cfm -Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Intregrative medicine: Provides full-text, objective information on herbs, vitamins, and supplements, especially potential use in cancer care; includes clinical summary and details about constituents, adverse effects, interactions, and potential benefits or problems.

medherb.com -North American Institute of Medical Herbalism: Contains links to medical information, and to any resource on medicinal herbs or herbalism practiced a clinical setting, regardless of the medical tradition or system. (

http://www.ncaaom.org/ -National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine: The organization for national licensure.

sacredlotus.com -Sacred Lotus Arts: A comprehensive resource on all things TCM.

stedmans.com/section.cfm/2 - Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary

http://www.yinyanghouse.com/ Explains the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine including nutritional information and an herbal database