Herbs at a Glance
Herbs at a Glance is a series of fact sheets that provides
basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common
names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more
The articles are provided by the NCCAM.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
(NCCAM) is the Federal Government's lead agency for scientific
research on the diverse medical and health care systems,
practices, and products that are not generally considered part
of conventional medicine.
The mission of NCCAM is to:
- Explore complementary and alternative healing practices
in the context of rigorous science.
- Train complementary and alternative medicine
- Disseminate authoritative information to the public and