Special Issue on Phytotherapy

Submission Deadline: Aug. 20, 2017

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  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Md. Sahab Uddin
      Department of Pharmacy, Southeast University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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    • Department of Biotechnology, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
    • Zakaria A M Baka
      Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Damietta University, New Damietta, Damietta, Egypt
    • Rajesh Pandiyan
      Department of Civil Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Daegu, South Korea
    • Zafer Secgin
      Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey
    • Raja Chakraverty
      Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Bengal School of Technology ( A College of Pharmacy), Hooghly, West Bengal, India
    • Moamen Mohamed Abou El-enin
      Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Al Azhar University, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
    • Aliasghar Vahidinia
      Department of Nutrition Sciences, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences., Hamadan, Iran
    • Javed Intekhab
      Department Chemistry, Swami Vivekananda PG College, Powayan, Rohilkhand University, Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
    • Pawan Nagar
      Department of Horti, Anand Agri University, Anand, GUJARAT, India
  • Introduction

    Medicinal plants are the mainstay of complementary and alternative medicine. Medicinal plants have been identified and used to diseases from the antique time. For the treatment of various minor and major diseases, people of the developing and low income countries dependences on medicinal plants. The use of traditional medicines is not only limited to developing countries, in a number of industrialized countries, many people frequently use several forms of traditional medicines with England (47%), Canada (70%) and Germany (75%) being examples. WHO stated that more than 80% of the world's population dependences on medicinal plants for their primary health care needs. In 2001, researchers identified 122 compounds used in today medicine were derived from ethnobotanical sources, 80% of these have had an ethnomedical use identical or related to the current use of the active elements of the plant. Many of the pharmaceuticals currently available in the market have a long history of use as herbal remedies, including aspirin, digitalis, quinine and opium. The search for new natural remedies is still ongoing process against new and existence diseases. In the pursuit of searching plants having substantial pharmacological and biological activities, we have designed this special issue and we would like to invite the researchers from all over the world to submit their manuscript in the field of phytopharmacology, phytotherapy and phytochemistry.

    This issue covers the following topic but are not always limited:
    1.Pharmacological inquiry of medicinal plants
    2. Analysis of health-promoting agents from medicinal plants
    3. Phytochemical screening of medicinal plants
    4. Ethnobotanical inquiry of medicinal plants
    5. Isolation, identification and structural elucidation of medicinal plants
    6. Medicinal plants and their importance for the mankind

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.plantjournal.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.