A Guide to Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Welcome to the Medicinal and Aromatic Plant home page, sponsored by the Center for New Crops and Plant Products. The Guide to Medicinal and Aromatic Plants has several main components:

Plant/Crop Descriptors The plant/crop descriptors are general monographs providing background information about each herb plant. Plants are listed in alphabetical order by common and Latin names.
Guide to Herb Varieties The Guide to Herb Varieties provides a listing of herb varieties available from commercial sources.
Sources of Herb Seeds and Plants The herb seed and plants directory provides a guide to public and commercial sources of these plants.
Links to Other Web Sites Links provides a direct bridge and listing to other related web sites.

You can also find:

Aromatic, Spice, and Medicinal Plants General information about this site, instruction for use, acknowledgments, a comment/suggestion form, and information on contacting our personnel.
NewCROP This will bring you into our main new crop server (NewCROP) of which this site can be considered a subset built to highlight information on these commodities of plants. NewCROP offers the most comprehensive library and compilation of new and alternative crop information available on the world-wide web.

We hope that this web site will provide technical assistance to you in your search for sound scientific information about medicinal, spice and aromatic plants, and in particular be of benefit in the introduction and production of these unique and fascinating specialty crops and natural plant products.


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Last modified: January 11 2013 by aw