• Publishes original research articles, letters, case reports, reviews/mini-reviews and guest edited thematic issues on various topics related to Natural Products. Articles may be focused largely, but not exclusively, on contributions from India

Aims and Scope

The section Natural Products of the journal Current Indian Science publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews and guest-edited thematic issues on various topics related to natural products. Articles may be largely, but not exclusively, focused on contributions from India.

This section is not limited to a specific aspect of the field but is instead devoted to a wide range of sub-fields in the area. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Submissions in the following areas are of special interest to the readers of this journal:

  • Any relevant study establishing formulation development, characterization and pharmacological evaluation for Ayurveda, Unani, Homeopathy, Siddha and Naturopathy system of medicine.
  • Biological and health benefits of natural products.
  • Clinical studies to establish the efficacy of herbal drugs or herbal preparations
  • Comprehensive and critical reviews on traditional, pharmacognostical, phytochemical, nutraceutical, pharmacological, clinical and legal status of medicinal plants
  • Establishment of standardization methods for bioactive plant extracts and natural products.
  • Formulation and delivery systems of natural products and bioactive compounds.
  • Herbal innovation, intellectual property rights and entrepreneurship through herb-based technology and formulation.
  • Herbal therapeutics, phytomedicine and herbal preparations.
  • Identification of bioactivity in plant extracts through reverse pharmacology.
  • Identification of targets and mechanism of activity of plant extracts and bioactive molecules.Indigenous traditional medical knowledge.
  • Isolation and characterization of bioactive and chemical ingredients from natural products.
  • Medicinal and nutraceutical plants in healthcare, clinical trials and pilot studies.
  • Natural product chemistry and phyto-analytical studies (including method development and validation)
  • Natural products of plant, animal and micro-organism origin.
  • Network pharmacology of herbal products.
  • Pharmacognostical validation of indigenous medicinal and traditional plants.
  • Pharmacokinetic investigations.
  • Pharmacological validation of traditional knowledge (in vitro, in vivo and in silico approach)Ethnopharmacological, ethnobotanical and ethnochemical approach towards the study of natural products.
  • Phytochemical studies on indigenous medicinal and traditional plants.

  • Editor

    Neeraj K. Sethiya
    School of Pharmaceutical and Populations Health Informatics
    DIT University

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