ISSN 1516-0572 printed version
ISSN 1983-084X on-line version



Basic information

The Revista Brasileira de Plantas Medicinais (RBPM) was launched in October 1998 (v.1, n.1) as a biannual publication until 2003, and was published three times a year in 2004 and 2005. From 2006, it became a quarterly journal, publishing until August/2010 (v.12, n.3, 2010) 582 scientific papers, the majority of which are scientific articles, some reviews and a few preliminary notes. Since 2008, the Journal is also available at CAPES journals ( and at the portal of Summaries of Brazilian Journals, in the Multidisciplinary field ( revista.asp?idrevista=271&idarea=9).
The Revista Brasileira de Plantas Medicinais covers the great areas of multidisciplinary study on medicinal plants, including Plant Anatomy and Morphology; Bioassays; Biotechnology; Genetic Resource Conservation; Ecophysiology; Ethnobotany; Ethnopharmacology; Pharmacognosis; Pharmacology; Plant Physiology; Phytochemistry; Plant Science; Phytotherapy, Food Technology and use of medicinal plants in Veterinary Medicine.
Its abbreviated title is Rev. bras. plantas med., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexing sources

  • CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) : desde 1999
  • IFIS (International Food Information Service) : desde 1999
  • CAB Abstracts : desde 1999
  • BIOSIS Abstracts : desde 2000
  • Elsevier/EMBASE - Excerpta Medica : desde 2001
  • AGRIS ABSTRACTS/FAO : desde 2005
  • AGROBASE : desde 2005

    Intelectual Property

  • The whole Journal content, except the identified parts, is licensed under a Creative Commons License of BY attribution type.
  • The online journal is free and open access.


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