Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Abstract

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 2004. It brings a scientific approach to traditional medicinal practices, with research on both clinical outcomes and biological mechanisms of action. The journal carries a 2013 impact factor of 2.175 and is published four times a year. Currently, all articles are open access. Abstracts can be found on PubMed and Scopus, among many other databases.

Featured Herbs

  • Bayberry, Practices in Wound Healing Studies of Plants, 2011
  • Blue Cohosh, Genus Caulophyllum: An Overview of Chemistry and Bioactivity, 2014
  • Cabbage, Red Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) Ameliorates Diabetic Nephropathy in Rats, 2007
  • Catnip, Evaluation of the anxiolytic effect of Nepeta persica Boiss. in mice
  • Cinnamon, Cinnamon: A Multifaceted Medicinal Plant, 2014
  • Coconut, Virgin coconut oil supplementation prevents bone loss in osteoporosis rat model, 2012
  • Cumin, Practices in Wound Healing Studies of Plants, 2011
  • Damiana, Anti-anxiety Activity Studies on Homeopathic Formulations of Turnera aphrodisiaca Ward, 2005
  • Dried Ginger, Dried Ginger (Zingiber offinalis) Inhibits Inflammation in a Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Mouse Model, 2013
  • Fig, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae): Phytochemistry, Traditional Uses and Biological Activities, 2013
  • Ginseng for Diabetes, Ginseng on Hyperglycemia: Effects and Mechanisms, 2008.
  • Ginseng Health Benefits, Ginseng on Hyperglycemia: Effects and Mechanisms, 2008
  • Ginseng Pills, Ginseng on Hyperglycemia: Effects and Mechanisms, 2008
  • Horsetail, Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Trial to Assess the Acute Diuretic Effect of Equisetum arvense (Field Horsetail) in Healthy Volunteers, 2014
  • Ivy, Systematic Review of Clinical Trials Assessing the Effectiveness of Ivy Leaf (Hedera Helix) for Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, 2011
  • Khella, Practices in Wound Healing Studies of Plants, 2011
  • Lettuce, Pharmacological Effects of Lactuca serriola L. in Experimental Model of Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, and Vascular Ailments, 2013
  • Licorice, An Extract of Glycyrrhiza glabra (GutGard) Alleviates Symptoms of Functional Dyspepsia: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study, 2012
  • Maca, Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology of Lepidium meyenii (Maca), a Plant from the Peruvian Highlands, 2012
  • Nasturtium, Effects of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Derived from Tropaeolum majus L. in Rat Preimplantation Embryos: Evidence for the Dehydroepiandrosterone and Estradiol Role, 2014
  • Turmeric for Diabetes, Curcumin and diabetes: A systematic review, 2013
  • Turmeric Paste, Curcumin and diabetes: A systematic review, 2013
  • Turmeric Substitute, Plants consumption and liver health, 2015
  • Turmeric Tablets, Curcumin and diabetes: A systematic review, 2013
  • Wild Ginseng, North American (Panax quinquefolius) and Asian Ginseng (Panax ginseng) Preparations for Prevention of the Common Cold in Healthy Adults: A Systematic Review, 2011