At the American Botanical Council, we are passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs, medicinal plants. We are an independent, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.
Our staff, Board of Trustees, and Advisory Board are committed to providing you with the most reliable, up-to-date information about herbs based on modern science and traditional wisdom. Our publications are extensively peer-reviewed, and include a vast selection of periodicals, books, monographs, safety reviews, continuing education materials, searchable online databases, and more.We want to provide you with reliable information that can help you in your personal or professional interests, including making informed decisions that help you live a healthier life through the responsible use of medicinal plants. For professionals in related fields, we would like to help you discover how herbs and related plant-based products can fit into your professional practice or your research.
As a nonprofit organization, ABC depends on Members to support our educational programs. In exchange, we provide our Members with many valuable benefits including a subscription to HerbalGram, the quarterly journal of the American Botanical Council; HerbalEGram, our monthly electronic publication; access to the information-rich databases in the password-protected areas of our website; plus electronic news updates, discounts on publications, and much more.