About Journal

Research Journal of Pharmacognosy (RJP) is a peer-reviewed quarterly Open access (since Jan 2014) publication of the Iranian Society of Pharmacognosy. RJP welcomes manuscripts covering all natural products related areas including pharmacognosy, natural product chemistry, bioassay, structure-activity relationship, analytical methods, as well as traditional pharmacy, ethnopharmacology, clinical studies, medicinal foods, herbal cell culture and plant biotechnology. RJP will publish original research works as original articles or short communications. Review articles covering the scope of the journal will also be considered for publication. The authors are kindly asked to carefully read the instruction for authors for preparation of their manuscripts. Manuscript should only be submitted through the online submission system (click here).


Open Access Policy

The Iranian Society of Pharmacognosy publishes research Journal of Pharmacognosy (RJP). We believe that all research is for the benefit of humankind, research is the product of an investment by society, and therefore its fruits should be returned to all people without borders or discrimination, serving society universally and in a transparent fashion. That is why RJP provides online free and open access to all of its research publications.



Under Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing (June 20, 2003), RJP is fully compliant with open access mandates, by publishing its articles under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial licence (CC-BY-NC). Authors retain copyright of their work and can deposit their publication in any repository. This means that articles can be freely redistributed and reused by the author and others as long as the article is properly cited. Published articles in RJP can be deposited immediately into an online repository or social network without any cost. RJP articles can be emailed to colleagues, printed, archived in a collection, included in course-packs, and distributed without restrictions. Please read the full Creative Commons license for further information.


Financial Policies


There is no article processing charge; however, The publication fee for accepted manuscripts is 12000000 IRR for the Iranian authors and 100 USD for foreign authors. Moreover, 50% discount will be allocated to the corresponding authors who are members of the Iranian Society of Pharmacognosy.



Research Journal of Pharmacognosy (RJP) has published as an open access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences.



Research Journal of Pharmacognosy (RJP) has not accepted and published any advertisement in the journal website and articles.