The Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine publishes material on all aspects of herbal medicine with emphasis on the philosophy of Western herbal medicine and the phytochemistry, pharmacology and clinical applications of medicinal plants.
Contributions to the Journal are welcome. Categories include:
Letter to the Editor - word count: up to 1000 words.
Commentary/discussion pieces - issues of significant interest to practitioners and researchers in the field of complementary medicine. Word count: up to 2500 words.
Original research articles - this section contains empirical research. Word count: up to 3500 words.
Review articles - literature reviews, systematic reviews. Word count: up to 5000 words.
Global dispensary - articles from other cultures or traditions. Word count: up to 3500 words for empirical research and 5000 for review articles.
Case study - a detailed exploration of an interesting case or a case series. Word count: up to 2500 for a case study and 3500 for a case series. For more detail see Writing for publication - case studies.
Materia medica - covering all aspects of medicinal plants. Word count: up to 3500 words.
Book reviews - new books of interest to herbalists, naturopaths, integrated medical practitioners and researchers. Word count: up to 1000 words.