Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Journal of Phytomedicine publishes innovative studies on efficacy, safety, quality and mechanisms of action of specified plant extracts, phytopharmaceuticals and their isolated constituents. This includes clinical, pharmacological, pharmacokinetic, and toxicological studies of specified herbal medicinal products, herbal preparations and purified compounds which have a defined and consistent quality assuring reproducible pharmacological activity. 

International Journal of Phytomedicine stimulate research in this particular field and to set internationally accepted scientific standards for pharmacological studies, proof of clinical efficacy and safety of phytomedicines. 

The main aims of International Journal of Phytomedicine are associated with the integration of phytopreparations into conventional or official medicine. 

The journal covers the following sections:

  • Clinical pharmacology and toxicology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Endocrine pharmacology
  • Metabolic syndrome and obesity
  • Cancer
  • Immunopharmacology, inflammation
  • 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
  • Standardization of herbal preparations


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Communications

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All original research papers, short communications and review articles will be sent to at least two reviewers for their comments. On receipt of their comments the same will be communicated to the authors for their corrections before publication. All the authors are requested to submit a list of reviewers in their respective field of specializations with their full correspondence address and email address.


Publication Frequency

4 Issues per Year


Open Access Policy

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