Herbal Medicines Journal

ISSN: 2538-2144 (Online)

Herbal Medicines Journal (Herb Med J) is a quarterly peer reviewed international journal which aims to serve its readers as an authoritative resource on the profession and practice of herbal medicines.

Herb Med J is supported and published by Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran


Herbal Medicines Journal reports valuable research results for researchers all over the world about the effectiveness of herbal medicines in a variety of in-vitro, in-vivo and clinical trial models. More exact effectiveness evaluation of approved commercial herbal medicines in different diseases is also a priority for the journal. The chemical composition analysis of the herbal essential oils or extracts, although not mandatory in all cases, but is recommended to be considered alongside the study of the effectiveness of plants.

The journal covers the following sections:

  • Clinical pharmacology and toxicology
  • Behavioural, mental, affective, and stress-associated disorders
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Endocrine pharmacology
  • Cancer
  • Immunopharmacology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pulmonary, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and urogenital diseases
  • Safety assessment, pre-clinical toxicology, interaction with drugs and adverse events of herbal preparations
  • Pharmacokinetic of natural compounds

It is highly appreciated to receive your Clinical trials, Review articles, Original papers, Short com­munications and letters to the Editor on the above mentioned research fields.






Indexing & Abstracting


"Herbal Medicines Journal" Currently is indexed/appeared/listed in the following services:

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD)

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Also the Journal has applied to be indexed by:

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI)


Posted: 2017-01-08 More...

Peer review


To inform that the peer review process of the manuscripts in the Herbal Medicines Journal will take about 2-3 weeks.

Posted: 2016-11-09
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In press

Table of Contents

Original Article

Asiye Ahmadi-Dastgerdi, Hamid Ezzatpanah*, Sedighe Asgary, Shahram Dokhani, Ebrahim Rahimi
Fatemeh Noorbakhsh, Ensieh Lotfali*, Ali Ghajari, Saham Ansari, Reza Mohammadi, Zahra Arab-Mazar
Nasser Gholijani, Zahra Amirghofran*
Ahmad Daneshfar, Payman Hashemi *, Bahram Delfan, Majid Tavakkoli, Parivash Mollaei Rashno