Oriental Medicine

Includes articles and summary of research projects organized by subject categories. Also includes acupuncture treatment protocols, a practitioner forum, a directory of acupuncturists arranged by country, and acupuncture laws by state (contact information).

Asian Medicinal Herbs Production
New Mexico State University web-based initiative to train specialty crop growers to grow and market Chinese medicinal herbs. The training includes 8 online modules. The initiative was funded by a USDA grant.

Chinese-English Dictionaries on the Web
Links to dictionaries and Chinese character databases from the Dao Is Open website.

Current Bibliographies in Medicine — Acupuncture
The acupuncture bibliography, one of the Current Bibliographies in Medicine series by National Library of Medicine, contains 2,302 citations on acupuncture dated from January 1970 to October 1997.

ITM Online — Institute for Traditional Medicine
The Portland-based Institute for Traditional Medicine, publisher of A Bag of Pearls, offers an online library of articles focusing on Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture. The site provides information on herb formulas and famous Chinese physicians, as well as lists of practitioners and veterinarians associated with ITM. Also included is the full text of Heiner Fruehauf’s The Five Organ Networks of Chinese Medicine.

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Provides information on examination and certification by NCCAOM, a non-profit organization established in 1982, whose mission is to promote nationally recognized standards of competency and safety in acupuncture, Chinese herbology and Oriental bodywork therapy for the purpose of protecting the public.

WorldLingo Online Translator
Free online machine translator of text and Web pages. Chinese is one of many languages that can be translated to and from.

Wengu: Chinese Classics and Translations
This site allows you to read some Chinese classic texts in original language and with some translations.