Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Herbal Medicines Journal,  is a open access peer-reviewed international journal which publishes articles relating to herbal medicines and medicinal plants and their effects on human or animals. Papers about traditional medicine or pharmacology of herbs and new information about the herbs analysis may also be accepted.

The journal accepts Original Papers, Short Communications, Clinical trials, Letter to the Editor, Reviews and Mini-Reviews.

 

Section Policies

Original Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Clinical Trials

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Communication

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Letter to the editor

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Notes

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Statistical notes

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Study Protocols

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The review process for all manuscripts is double-blind peer review process. All manuscripts are reviewed by an editor and members of the editorial board or qualified outside reviewers. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible, and the journal strives to return reviewers’ comments to authors within 3 weeks. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision. It is the goal of the Herb Med J to publish manuscripts within 8 weeks after submission.

 

Publication Frequency

Herb Med J is a quarterly journal that is published at the beginning of each season.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

 

Advertising Policy

Herb Med J will not accept advertising for products or services.