Herba Polonica

From Botanical to Medical Research

Open access

Focus and Scope

Herba Polonica, edited since 1955, is an international, open access scientific journal devoted to all aspects of medicinal plant sciences. Herba Polonica is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, publishing experimental papers, short communications and review articles in four issues per year.

Herba Polonica invites articles related to the following disciplines concerning the medicinal plants:

  • Taxonomy
  • Ecology
  • Ethnobotany
  • Cultivation
  • Breeding
  • Genetics
  • Phytochemistry
  • Bromatology
  • Cosmetology
  • Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical research

Journal owner:

Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Wojska Polskiego 71B, 60-630 Poznań, Poland

Editorial Office:

Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Kolejowa 2, 62-064 Plewiska, Poland

The articles are available free of charge in pdf files from www.herbapolonica.pl. and www.degruyteropen.com

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:
https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/

Abstracting & Indexing

Herba Polonica is covered by the following services:

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
  • AGRO
  • AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine)
  • Arianta
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • Case
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC
  • Dimensions
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • FSTA - Food Science & Technology Abstracts
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • Herbalia
  • Index Copernicus
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Abstracts
  • Microsoft Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • POL-index
  • Polish Medical Bibliography/Polish Medical Library
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • ReadCube
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • SCOPUS
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Editor-in-Chief
Waldemar Buchwald, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poland

Secretary of the Editorial Board
Anna Krajewska-Patan, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Dea Baričevič, Agronomy Department, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Waldemar Buchwald (Editor-in-Chief), Department of Botany, Breeding and Agricultural Technology of Medicinal Plants, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland
Jaromir Budzianowski, Department of Pharmaceutical Botany and Plant Biotechnology, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Peter Butko, Department of Chemistry, Nagoya University, Japan
Ewa Capecka, Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants, University of Agriculture, Kraków, Poland
Lyle E. Craker, Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Bogusław Czerny, Department of Research on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland; Department of General Pharmacology and Pharmacoeconomics, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
Alexandru Dascaliuc, Center of Advanced Biological Technologies, Institute of Genetics, Physiology and Plant Protection, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Chisinau, Moldova
Karol Wojciech Duczmal, Polish Seed Trade Association, Poznań, Poland
Włodzimierz Grajek, Department of Biotechnology and Food Microbiology, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland
Edmund Grześkowiak, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Biopharmacy, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Jerzy Jambor, Phytopharm Klęka S.A., Poland
Bogdan Kędzia, Department of Innovative Biomaterials and Nanotechnologies, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland
Wanda Kisiel, Department of Phytochemistry, Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków, Poland
Eckhard Leistner, Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology, University of Bonn, Germany
Frank Marthe, Institute for Breeding Research on Horticultural Crops, Julius Kühn Institut, Quedlinburg, Germany
Ákos Máté, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of West Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary
Henry O. Meissner, Therapeutic Research, TTD International Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia
Przemysław Ł. Mikołajczak, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Biology, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland; Department of Pharmacology, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Éva Németh-Zámboriné, Department of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary
Johannes Novak, Institute for Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria
Renata Ochocka, Department of Biology and Pharmaceutical Botany, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
R. R. Rao, Indian National Science Academy, Bangalore, India
Ivar Roots, Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, University Medical Center Charité, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Jan J. Rybczyński, Botanical Garden – Center for Biological Diversity Conservation in Powsin, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Hartwig Schulz, Institute for Ecological Chemistry, Plant Analysis and Stored Product Protection, Julius Kühn Institut, Quedlinburg, Germany
Katarzyna Seidler-Łożykowska, Department of Botany, Breeding and Agricultural Technology of Medicinal Plants, Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants, Poznań, Poland
Agnieszka Seremak-Mrozikiewicz, Department of Perinatology and Women’s Diseases, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poland
Ahmed El-Sayed Shalaby, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Department, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt
V. Sivaram, Department of Botany, Bangalore University, India
Ryszard Słomski, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Poznań University of Life Sciences, Poland
Barbara Steinhoff, German Medicines Manufacturers’ Association, Bonn, Germany
Eva Szőke, Institute of Pharmacognosy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Zenon Węglarz, Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Poland
Halina Wysokińska, Department of Biology and Pharmaceutical Botany, Medical University of Łódź, Poland
Vincente Castell Zeising, Department of Plant Production, Universitat Politècnica de València, València, Spain
Jordan Zjawiony, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, Jackson, USA

Editorial Council
Waldemar Buchwald (Editor-in-Chief)
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medical Plants,
Kolejowa 2, 62-064 Plewiska, Poland
tel. 48(61)665-95-50, fax 48(61)665-95-51,
e-mail: waldemar.buchwald@iwnirz.pl

Anna Krajewska-Patan (Secretary of the Editorial Committee)
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants,
Kolejowa 2, 62-064 Plewiska, Poland,
tel. 48(61)665-95-50, fax 48(61)665-95-51,
e-mail: anna.patan@iwnirz.pl

Artur Adamczak
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants,
Poznań, Poland
e-mail:artur.adamczak@iwnirz.pl

Katarzyna Bączek
Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants,
Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
Warsaw, Poland

Teresa Bobkiewicz-Kozłowska
Department of Pharmacology
Poznań University of Medical Sciences,
Poznań, Poland

Bogusław Czerny
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants,
Poznań, Poland
Department of General Pharmacology and Pharmacoecnomics,
Pomeranian Medical Academy
Szczecin, Poland

Andrzej Członkowski (Editor in Medical Sciences)
Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Medical University of Warsaw,
Warsaw, Poland

Anna Geszprych
Department of Vegetables and Medicinal Plants,
Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
Warsaw, Poland

Małgorzata Górska-Paukszta
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants,
Poznań, Poland
e-mail:malgorzata.gorska-paukszta@iwnirz.pl

Dr. hab. Tomasz M. Karpiński
Poznań University of Medical Sciences
Department of Medical Microbiology
Poznań, Poland

Bogdan Kędzia
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants,
Poznań, Poland

Przemysław Ł. Mikołajczak
Department of Pharmacology
Poznań University of Medical Sciences,
Poznań, Poland
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants,
Poznań, Poland
e-mail:przemyslaw.mikolajczak@iwnirz.pl

Prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Seremak-Mrozikiewicz
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants
Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Biology
Poznań University of Medical Sciences
Division of Perinatology and Women's Diseases
Poznań, Poland

Ryszard Słomski
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology,
Poznań University of Life Sciences
Poznań, Poland

Zenon Węglarz (Editor in Agricultural Sciences)
Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants,
Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
Warsaw, Poland

Editors
Medicinal Sciences
Andrzej Członkowski, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Agricultural Sciences
Zenon Węglarz, Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Poland

Contact
Waldemar Buchwald (Editor-in-Chief)
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medical Plants,
Kolejowa 2, 62-064 Plewiska, Poland
tel. 48(61)665-95-50, fax 48(61)665-95-51,
e-mail: waldemar.buchwald@iwnirz.pl

Anna Krajewska-Patan (Secretary of the Editorial Committee)
Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants,
Kolejowa 2, 62-064 Plewiska, Poland
tel. 48(61)665-95-50, fax 48(61)665-95-51,
e-mail: anna.patan@iwnirz.pl

Publisher
DE GRUYTER POLAND
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland

Please submit your manuscripts to Herba Polonica via email to Anna Krajewska-Patan :
anna.patan@iwnirz.pl

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