This web site is a
project of Catalyst Consultants, a firm specializing in natural products research and
development and web database design.
Our director, Anthony R. Torkelson, recently had his fourth volume of
The Cross Name
Index to Medicinal Plants published by CRC Press. This volume expands the
original three volumes to 5400 scientific names cross indexed to 41,000 common names of
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and it is intended to be solely informational and educational. In no way
should the information be used in the preparation of medications.
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