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Here are a variety of interesting links. I have listed herbal sites that I personally visit and feel offer some of the best and most interesting herb information without an emphasis on product sales. Also see my pages on Herb Organizations and Herb Schools.

I have also listed other sites of interest from my friends here in Eureka Springs and abroad. Enjoy!

Please contact me if you have or know of a site that should be listed on this page. Thanks!

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Some of my friends in Eureka Springs, AR

Eureka Screams! Presents: Raycliff Manor: A fantastic walk-through Haunted House in NW Arkansas! Check them out!

TradeWinds: Traditional Southern hospitality meets mid-century modernism at the TradeWinds, a lodge reminiscent of motor inns of the 40's and 50's, yet with modern luxuries and elegance.

Tattoos Eureka Style: Carrie Bell offers you 23 years of tattooing experience. She specializes in black work and also offers portrait, bright full color, cover up and tribal work.

Eureka Who would've thought that the little city in the hills of NW Arkansas would be the pride of diversity? It's Eureka's nature to welcome ALL who choose to visit. With a diverse population, we're Victorian in style, not in attitude.

Cafe Soleil: Wonderful International/American fusion food at affordable prices. Try their delicious citrus spice iced tea, created by Old World Apothecary! 3094 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs. 479-253-2345

Tarot Readings with Lynne: Lynne is a wonderful person and does incredible tarot readings! 479-253-5010 or 479-363-7169

Herbal Sites

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia: The AHP is a nonprofit education organization dedicated to producing comprehensive, peer-reviewed monographs on botanical medicines. Each monograph provides complete quality control and therapeutic information, including a thorough review of the available clinical and pharmacological literature; macroscopic, microscopic, and chemical identification; substantiated analytical methods; dosages; complete safety profile; substantiated structure/function claims; historical use; and botany. Home Page of A Modern Herbal by Mrs. M. Grieve, originally published 1931 Website of herbalist Brigitte Mars

Christopher Hobbs' Virtual Herbal: Search Christopher's newly-updated comprehensive database of over 440 ailments and symptoms and over 200 herbs. This virtual Herbal is devoted to honoring the plants, the spirit and traditions of herbal medicine, and to the celebration of health-your health, and the health of all life on Earth.

Dr. Andrew Weil: "Ask Dr. Weil" website includes a daily Q & A, a searchable database of health information, and a practitioner referral directory.

Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases: Extensive searchable databases containing a wealth of information.

Glossary of Latin Roots of Botanical Names: Interesting information on how plants were named.

Health World Online - Herbal Materia Medica: Searchable information by herb. By David Hoffmann, M.H.I.M.H.

Henriette's Herbal Homepage: Herbal medicine and culinary herbs. One of the oldest and largest herbal information sites on the net.

The Herbal Bookworm: This site offers information on herbal medicine (as distinct from herbal medicines) sometimes also called phytotherapy. The content is generated and maintained by a practicing medical herbalist, Jonathan Treasure.

The Herbal Encyclopedia Herbalist David Winston's site. Offers downloadable information on herbal topics that is rare, out-of-print, and difficult to access.

Herbal Treats by Howie Brounstein: Lots of interesting articles, information, and links.

HerbMed®: HerbMed® is an interactive, electronic herbal database that provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public.

Herb Research Foundation: The Herb Research Foundation is the world's first and foremost source of accurate, science-based information on the health benefits and safety of medicinal plants. Founded in 1983 with a mission of herb research and public education, HRF remains committed to supporting the public's right to truthful information about the health benefits of herbs.

Medicinal and Poisonous Plant Databases

Medical Herbalism ( brought to you by the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism, Inc, publishers of the Medical Herbalism, a quarterly journal of herbal medicine, and providers of classroom, clinical and distance learning education in medical herbalism. They provide links to medical information and to any resource we can find relevant to medicinal herbs or herbalism practiced a clinical setting, regardless of the medical tradition or system

MoonBranch Botanicals: MoonBranch Botanicals is a wholesale supplier of high quality botanical products.They sell only to herbalists, herbal product processors, retailers and others generally involved in the natural products industry.

The Natural Pharmacist Natural Health Encyclopedia: contains detailed information on more than 200 herbs and supplements, more than 100 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for more than 75 drug categories.

Native American Ethnobotany: A Database of Foods, Drugs, Dyes and Fibers of Native American Peoples, Derived from Plants.

The Phytochemistry of Herbs: Interesting information on the chemistry and medicinal actions of herbs.

Phytopharmacognosy: These pages feature the herbal research activities, contract research and consultancy work of the list owner, Dr John Wilkinson. He is senior lecturer in phytochemistry and pharmacognosy on the herbal medicine BSc degree programme at Middlesex University, and is head of the phytochemistry Discovery group and the herbal research laboratories, which specializes in herbal medicine research and commercial new product development of herbal extracts. The site also hosts the phytopharmacognosy internet forum which has details of an international network of experts on medicinal and aromatic plants, especially focusing on the science of herbal medicines. Herbalist Michael Tierra's site.

Plants For A Future - Database Search: Plants For A Future is a resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses.

Psychedelic Space: Psychedelic plant information.

Raintree's Tropical Plant Database: Raintree's website is dedicated to providing information and education on the important plants of the Amazon Rainforest. The Plant Database section is continuously under construction as they continue to add more rainforest plants which are under research

Robyn's Recommended Reading: Recommended books, journals, newsletters, magazines, web pages, and other sources of information for those interested in medicinal plants and herbal medicine

Sage Mountain: Founded 17 years ago by Rosemary Gladstar and Karl Slick, Sage Mountain Retreat Center & Native Plant Preserve is one of New England’s foremost learning centers for herbs and earth awareness.

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine (Michael Moore's Homepage): An extensive resource site with downloadable educational materials including Eclectic works, a huge collection of plant photos and drawings, plant constituents, research abstracts on various plants and course information on Michael Moore's classes Susun Weed, herbalist and author of women's health books, invites you to rediscover the Wise Woman Tradition, herbal medicine healing, and how to make home remedies.

United Plant Savers: United Plant Savers' mission is to protect native medicinal plants of the United States and Canada and their native habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come.

Other Fun Sites

Ken Alvey Photography: Absolutely gorgeous! Ken has traveled around America and England with a vision of photographing unique places and perspectives. Please check out his work!

Ultra Lounge: 25 Volumes of the coolest music on earth! Not to mention groovy merchandise and cocktail recipes. You can even listen to sample tracks on their site! Ultra swanky! Super swanky retro-esque artwork! Very cool images and colors. A must see! Live streaming music from just about any genre you can think of! Cool!

GameHouse: A great place for online games!




















































































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