International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine



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International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine is a peer reviewed open access journal publishing research manuscripts, review articles, case reports, editorials, letters to the editor in the area of Traditional and Complementary Medicine.

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International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine

Editor-in-chief: 

Dr. Papiya Bigoniya Professor, Radharaman College of pharmacy, Radharaman Group of Institutes, India.

Editors:

Dr. Zhaoxiang Bian
Associate Vice-President, Chair Professor of School of Chinese Medicine, Director of Clinical Division and Associate Director of Institute of Creativity, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Dr. Woo-Sang Jung
Professor of Cardiology and Neurology (Stroke Center), College of Korean Medicine, Director of Korean Medical Emergency Room, Hospital of Korean Medicine, Kyung-Hee University.

Dr. M J Nanjan
Professor, Physical Chemistry (Retd.) of University of Madras, Chennai, India.

Dr. Daniel Man-yuen SZE
Deputy Program Coordinator for Master of Laboratory Medicine, School of Health & Biomedical Sciences and Health Innovations Research Institute (HIRi), RMIT University, Australia.

Dr. Shamim Ahmad
Professor of Microbiology, Officer In-Charge (Head) & Teacher In-Charge (Administrations), Microbiology Section, Institute of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine , Aligarh Muslim University, India.

Dr. Quanxi Mei
Professor, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Zhongshan,Guangdong, China.

Dr. Qingwen Zhang
Associate Professor, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS), University of Macau.

Dr. Ansiur Rahman Khuda-Bukhsh
Former Head, Deptt. of Zoology, University of Kalyani, Presently an Emeritus Professor, University Grants Commission, Govt. of India, at  University of Kalyani.

Dr. Bajpayee Kaptain Kishor
Assistant Professor &HOD in the Botany Department, DR.RML P.G. COLLEGE (C.S.J.M. UNIVERSITY), HARDOI 241001 INDIA.

Dr. Hua-chuan Zheng
Professor, Cancer Research Center; Laboratory Animal Center; The Key Laboratory of Brain and Spinal Injury of Liaoning Province, Laboratory Animal Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Liaoning Medical University, Jinzhou, China.

Dr. Emre Yalcinkaya
ESC Training Fellow in Electrophysiology, Clinic of Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Dr Zhi-Ling YU
Associate Professor, Teaching and Research Division, Fellow, Center for Cancer and Inflammation Research, Director, Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Chinese Medicine, Director, Consun Chinese Medicines Research Centre for Renal Diseases, Associate Director, Technology Development Division, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Dr. Mario Bernardo-Filho
Professor Titular, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Dr. Hiroyasu Satoh
Professor, Health Life Science, Shitennoji University, Habikino, Osaka 583-8501, Japan.

Dr. Paolo Roberti di Sarsina
Chairperson, Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the Observatory and Methods for Health, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy.

Dr. Yibin Feng
Professor & Associate Director (Education), School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Dr. Afrozul Haq
Professor & Principal Scientist, R & D Division, VPS Healthcare, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Dr Manuel Fernandes Ferreira

Full Professor, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto Rua do Campo Alegre, S/N Edifício FC4.Portugal.

Dr Jennifer Hunter
Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Complementary Medicine, Western Sydney University, Australia.

Dr. Jiahong Lu
Assistant Professor, Institute of Chinese Medical Science, The University of Macau.

Dr. Sylvia Urban
Senior Lecturer, School of Science (SSCI), Discipline of Chemistry, RMIT University (City Campus), Victoria, Australia.

Dr. William Cho
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong.

Dr. Wenzhe Ma
Assistant Professor, State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Macau University of Science and Technology, Taipa, Macau.

Dr Swapnil Sabgonda Patil
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Rognidan Avum Vikrutividnyan

Dr. Hongjie Zhang
Associate Professor, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

Dr. Nitin Mantri
Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology, Health Innovations Research Institute, School of Science, RMIT University, Victoria,  Australia.

Dr Dudhamal Tukaram Sambhaji
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Shalya Tantra, IPGT&RA,Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.

Dr Thomas Harris
Complex Health Management, 85 Jubilee Av. Forest Lake. Q 4078. Australia.

Dr Shivani Sanjeev Gavande
Associate professor, Kayachikitsa at Dr. J.J.Magdum Ayurved medical college, Jaysingpur

Ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality

Ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality of Waterberg District, Limpopo Province South Africa L.P. Maema*, M.M. Mahlo and M.J. Potgieter Department of Biodiversity, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, University of Limpopo, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga 0727, South Africa....

Ethnomedicinal uses of indigenous plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality

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Diabetes and arterial hypertension resorts of treatments

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Herbal, Drug and Food Interaction

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Homeopathy and Mental Health

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Dusparsakadi Kwatha an Ayurvedic Classical Medicine for Hemorrhoids

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Physiological Benefits Of Yogic Practices: A Brief Review

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Popularization of traditional and complementary medicine

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International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine

 

About International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 

International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (IJTCM) is a peer reviewed open access journal publishing research manuscripts, review articles, case reports, editorials and letters to the editor in the area of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. IJTCM aims to promote studies in Traditional and Complementary Medicine and become a top journal in Traditional and Complementary Medicine in the world.

Calls for Paper & Benefits

IJTCM is cordially invite you to submit your papers for the upcoming issue. Until 30/08/2016, there will be no publishing fee, which means it is completely free to publish your manuscripts in IJTCM. 
You will enjoy our Rapid Publication service including 2 days for initial decision without review, 18 days with review; 5 days for accepted articles to be published online. * More details.

How to submit

Please kindly send your manuscripts to the editor office of IJTCM at [email protected] 
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International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine