Environmental and Educational Websites

William LeSassier Archive


William’s works in his own words

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics


The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a coalition effort launched in 2004 to protect the health of consumers and workers by securing the corporate, regulatory and legislative reforms necessary to eliminate dangerous chemicals from cosmetics and personal care products.

Health Care Without Harm


Together with its partners around the world, Health Care Without Harm shares a vision of a health care sector that does no harm, and instead promotes the health of people and the environment. To that end, Health Care Without Harm works to implement ecologically sound and healthy alternatives to health care practices that pollute the environment and contribute to disease.

Environmental Working Group – Kid Safe Chemicals Act Interactive Magazine


Environmental Working Group established the Kid-Safe Chemicals Act Interactive Magazine as an online science information and discussion forum to foster an exchange of ideas for reforming the nation’s toxic chemicals policies. The site features articles by scientists, lawmakers, regulators, industry officials, community activists, policy analysts, journalists and others interested in environmental health issues.

Environmental Working Group – Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides


Handy List of Most Contaminated (“The Dirty Dozen”) and Least Contaminated (“The Clean Fifteen” Fruits and Vegetables

Magnet, iPhone application and .pdf versions of “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides”

Skin Deep Environmental Working Group’s Cosmetic Safety Database


A safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products brought to you by researchers at The Environmental Working Group.

Women’s Voices for the Earth


Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) is a national organization that engages women to advocate for the right to live in a healthy environment. WVE seeks to reduce and ultimately eliminate environmental pollutants that cause health problems for women, their families and communities. To this end, WVE creates opportunities for women to influence environmental decision-making.

The Center for Health Design


The Center for Health Design is a leading research and advocacy organization of forward-thinking healthcare and design professionals who are leading the quest to improve the quality of healthcare through building architecture and design. Their mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database


Scientific Standard for Evidence-Based, Clinical Information on Natural Medicines

Herb Resource Foundation


The Herb Research Foundation is a source of accurate, science-based information on the health benefits and safety of herbs—and expertise in sustainable botanical resource development.



HerbMed is an interactive, electronic herbal database – provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and general public.



Comprehensive site on the Web for those seeking information on herbs, herb products and remedies, herb publications…everything herbal can be found here!

HerbNet A link and informational resource database

Herbal Constituents – The Chemistry of Medicinal Plants


Website of Lisa Ganora

Classes, Teleseminars, Slide Presentations, and Textbook:

Ganora, Lisa. Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry – A Holistic Approach for Students and Practitioners of Botanical Medicine. Louisville, CO: Herbalchem Press, 2008.

Snake and Snake Productions


Lunar Phase cards and more

The Herbal Therapeutics Research Library


David Winston

The Herbal Therapeutics Research Library is one of America’s premier private libraries with over 8,000 volumes and 12,000 articles on file on the topics of Medical Botany, Ethnobotany, Economic Botany, Eclectic, Thomsonian, & Herbal Medicine, as well as holdings on the History of Medicine, Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, and phytochemistry. Part of their commitment to education is to make available information on the above topics that is rare, out-of-print, and difficult to access.

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