ePlantLIBRA

About

ePlantLIBRA is a database containing information about plant- and plant-food supplements specifically bioactive compounds in botanicals and herbal extracts with putative health benefits and adverse effects.

ePlantLIBRA is based on three existing databases: eBASIS (Bioactive Substances in Food Information System), developed by EuroFIR; the MoniQA contaminants database (FP6 Monitoring and Quality Assurance in the total food supply chain); and FERA's HorizonScan database.

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Plant Information

Scientific names, plant families, synonyms, common names in 15 European languages, colour photographs to aid identification and links to the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), together with details on edible parts, colour, size and shape, have been included for the plants in ePlantLIBRA. LanguaL has been used to code food descriptions.

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