Editorial Board


Dr Ian Cock
Biomolecular and Physical Sciences
Griffith University, Nathan campus,
170 Kessels Rd, Nathan,
Queensland 4111 Australia


Editorial Board Members

Dr. William N. Setzer, Professor and Chair
Department of Chemistry
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL  35899, USA

Pharmaceutical faculty
Azerbaijan Medical University

Dr David Ruebhart
HydroTox Services
Melbourne Australia

Dr. Omayma A. El Dahshan, Ph D
Pharmacognosy Dept.,
Faculty of pharmacy,
Ain shams University,
Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Michał Tomczyk
Medical University of Białystok, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacognosy,
ul. Mickiewicza 2a, 15-089 Białystok, Poland

Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim,
CEPHYR Ltd (Centre for Phytotherapy and Research)
7th Floor, Cyber Tower 2
Ebene, Mauritius

Dr. Philip G. Kerr PhD
School of Biomedical Sciences
Charles Sturt University
Wagga Wagga  NSW  2678

Prof. Dr. Rimantas Venskutonis
Department of Food Technology
Kaunas University of Technology
Radvilenu pl. 19, Kaunas
LT-50254, Lithuania

Founded:  In 2004, as the PHCOG.NET – a non-profit private organization dedicated to Natural Products Research leading to develop promising drugs. Our main mission is to make information on herbal drug research readily available in different formats to suit the individual needs.

Pharmacognosy Communications [Phcog Commn.] is a new quarterly journal published by Phcog.Net. It is a peer reviewed journal aiming to publish high quality original research articles, methods, techniques and evaluation reports, critical reviews, short communications, commentaries and editorials of all aspects of medicinal plant research. The journal is aimed at a broad readership, publishing articles on all aspects of pharmacognosy, and related fields. The journal aims to increase understanding of pharmacognosy as well as to direct and foster further research through the dissemination of scientific information by the  publication of manuscripts. The submission of original contributions in all areas of pharmacognosy are welcome.

The journal aims to cater the latest outstanding developments in the field of pharmacognosy and natural products and drug design covering but not limited to the following topics:

  • Pharmacognosy and pharmacognistic investigations
  • Research based ethnopharmacological evaluations
  • Biological evaluation of crude extracts, essential oils and pure isolates
  • Natural product discovery and evaluation
  • Mechanistic studies
  • Method and technique development and evaluation
  • Isolation, identification and structural elucidation of natural products
  • Synthesis and transformation studies

Distinctions:  The most widely read, cited, and known Pharmacognosy Communications and website is well browsed with all the articles published. More than 20,000 readers in nearly every country in the world each month

Aim and Scope | Editorial Board | Indexed & Abstracted | Instruction to Authors | Manuscript Submission & Charges

Subjects Covered : Natural Products, Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Marine Pharmacognosy and Zoo Pharmacognosy
ISSN :2249-0159 (Print) ; 2249-0167 (Online) Frequency : Quarterly Rapid at a time publication (4 issues/year)

Indexed and Abstracted in : Chemical Abstracts, Excerpta Medica / EMBASE, Google Scholar, CABI Full Text, Ulrich’s International Periodical Directory, ProQuest, Journalseek & Genamics, PhcogBase, EBSCOHost, Academic Search Complete, Open J-Gate, SciACCESS.
Rapid publication: Average time from submission to first decision is 30 days and from acceptance to In Press online  publication is 45 days.
Open Access Journal: Phcog Commn. is an open access journal, which allows authors to fund their article to be open access from publication.