Aims and scope

The Journal of Natural Medicines is an international journal publishing original research in naturally occurring medicines and their related foods and cosmetics. It covers

chemistry of natural products
biochemistry of medicinal plants
pharmacology of natural products and herbs, including Kampo formulas and traditional herbs
botanical anatomy
cultivation of medicinal plants.

    The journal accepts Original Papers, Notes, Rapid Communications and Natural Resource Letters. Reviews and Mini-Reviews are generally invited.

    Of the papers published in each volume of the Journal of Natural Medicines, approximately three will be chosen by members of the Selection Committee as the Journal of Natural Medicines Award.