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A summary of general information on herbs and some essential oils, along with what actions they are approved for in Europe. Approval status is listed by country. Search by plant (listed alphabetically by the Latin name of their genus. Common name is in a column on the right, if you do not remember the Latin name.). Once you are there, you will see a page with tabs on it. The tabs are:
A good source for general information about how herbs and supplements and can help diseases. It is oriented towards human diseases, but many items apply to companion animals. You can search this database by disease or symptom on this webpage:
http://www.greenmedinfo.com/greenmed/smart/search/2 is a link to their search page for diseases and their natural treatments.
You can also search by pharmacological action of natural substances here:
or search for specific substances here:
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database
This database has absorbed the old Natural Standards database. Natural Standards used to be available only to institutions and libraries, and most subscription links still gives you that information. Some veterinary schools, such as UC Davis, subscribe to this database, but will only allow you to access it in person at their library. However, there is one page on the new website which allows a somewhat pricey subscription to individuals ($299 on 3/18/2016). It is unknown whether they will allow this in the future. That option can be found by clicking on the red Subscribe Today! link at the top of this page:
There is also a less expensive consumer version with less information for $49