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Natural Standard was founded by clinicians and researchers to provide high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies. This international multidisciplinary collaboration now includes contributors from more than 100 eminent academic institutions.

For each therapy covered by Natural Standard, a research team systematically gathers scientific data and expert opinions. Validated rating scales are used to evaluate the quality of available evidence. Information is incorporated into comprehensive monographs which are designed to facilitate clinical decision making. All monographs undergo blinded editorial and peer review prior to inclusion in Natural Standard databases.

Natural Standard databases include:

The rating scale is the letter-grading system (A, B, C, D, and F) typically used in schools.

Natural Standard is an impartial service and is not supported by any interest group, professional organization, or pharmaceutical manufacturer. (Source: Provider Web Site)

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