The Journal of Natural Medicines is an international journal presenting 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 publishes Reviews, Mini-Reviews, Original Papers, Notes, Rapid Communications and Natural Resource Letters.
Of the papers published in each volume of the Journal of Natural Medicines, approximately three will be chosen by members of the Selection Committee for honors as Excellent Papers.