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HRF celebrates 25 years of herb research,
education and sustainability

The Herb 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 development.

There's lots new at our award-winning website.

See our very popular Herb Information Packet series on herbs, specific health conditions, and related topics, in the new store. Each of these compilations contains carefully selected articles, studies, and/or discussions by experts. Now available for immediate delivery by download.

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 resources.

Founded in 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 our media 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 Packets.

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!




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