Research Foundation is the world's first and foremost source of
accurate, science-based information on the health benefits and
safety of herbs---and expertise in sustainable botanical resource
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The heart of our website is Herb News Online.
What sets HRF's work
apart is our vast storehouse of information resources, including a
specialty research library containing more than 300,000 scientific
articles on thousands of herbs. We also have extensive field
experience in sustainable development of botanical
1983 with a mission of herb research and public education, HRF
remains committed to supporting the public's right to truthful
information about the health benefits of herbs. Through
outreach and education programs, HRF reaches
millions of people each month with accurate information on the safe
and appropriate use of herbs. Other services include botanical
literature research, publications, herb safety
reviews, and Herb Information
HRF is a
nonprofit organization that receives no public funding, but instead
depends 100% on the support of our members and clients. Please join us in
improving world health through the informed use of herbs!