This association offers information on schools, surveys, and membership.

PO Box 96503, #44114
Washington, DC 20090-6503
Email: admin@aaaomonline.org


The AANP is a professional society that represents licensed naturopathic physicians, supporting them in their careers and helping to expand the practice of naturopathic medicine nationwide.

300 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001-2271
Tel: (202) 237-8150

This national association is dedicated to educating the public about beneficial herbs and plants and to promoting safe use of medicinal plants.

PO Box 144345
Austin, TX 78714-4345
Tel: (800) 373-7105
Tel: (512) 926-4900
Fax: (512) 926-2345

This national trade association represents the herbal, botanical, and herbal products industry, and has members that are growers, processors, manufacturers, and marketers of botanical and herbal products.

8630 Fenton Street, Suite 918
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3818
Tel: (301) 588-1171
Email: ahpa@ahpa.org


This national educational organization promotes excellence in herbalism and provides peer review for professional herbalists.

PO Box 3076
Asheville, NC 28802-3076
Tel: (617) 520-4372
Email: office@americanherbalistsguild.com


This research and educational organization provides information on herbs to the public and to professionals via its Web site and blog.


The NCCIH is a federal agency that conducts scientific research on medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.

9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892-0001
Tel: (888) 644-6226
Email: info@nccih.nih.gov


This organization provides certification programs in acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

2025 M Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-2422
Tel: (888) 381-1140
Tel: (202) 381-1140
Fax: (202) 381-1141
Email: info@thenccaom.org


This organization is open to anyone interested in herbs and is dedicated to educating people about the use of herbs.

9019 Kirtland Chardon Road
Kirtland, OH 44094-5156
Tel: (440) 256-0514
Fax: (440) 256-0541
Email: herbs@herbsociety.org