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The websites listed below can provide you with more information about the practice and regulation of Chinese herbal medicine.

1. Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine 

The main professional body regulating the practice of Chinese herbal medicine in the UK. They can provide a list of qualified and regulated herbal practitioners near you.


2. Institute for Traditional Medicine

This website provides interesting information about the practice of traditional medicines and how they can be integrated with conventional healthcare.The articles range from up-to-date herb safety information to new research about disease treatment, from exploring the main theories behind the treatment methods to accounts of the history of Chinese medicine.


3. The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority (MHRA) 

The MHRA is responsible for regulating all medicines and medical devices in the UK by ensuring they work and are acceptably safe. They have a specific section on their website relating to herbal medicines.

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