The Journal of Research & education in Indian
is a quarterly peer-reviewed international journal.
has been established and launched in 1982 by a group of
dedicated academicians and researchers of Ayurveda and allied disciplines under the dynamic leadership of Padamshree Prof. K. N. Udupa,
the than Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu
University, Varanasi (India).
The JREIM bridged the gap of closure of the
/ Govt. of India funded
"Journal of Resaerch
Indian Medicine &H".
independently conceived, edited by a group of Academicians and
Scientists from Banaras School of Indian Medicine, and
published without any financial assistance of CCRIM&H, CCRAS,
BHU or any other funding agency. JREIM maintained and is
enjoying its nonaligned and independent academic status.
the sole criterion for publishing is academic and
scientific accuracy. This deemed independence and academic status is the
out come of work culture inculcated by our Founder Sr. Chief Editor,
Padamshree Prof. K. N. Udupa and associated founder Editorial Team.
was aimed to aid the dissemination of
important researches and theoretical works in different areas of common
interest to the educators, researchers, specialized and general therapists
of Indian Medicine, which includes Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani,
Sidhha, Homeopathy (AYUSH), CAM, Integrative Medicine, and other
Traditional / Alternative / Oriental Systems of Medicine in general and
Clinical research, researches on Medicinal Plants / Herbs, Spices and
Pharmaceutical sciences in particular.
The inaugural issue
(Jan.-March 1982) of JREIM was released by Dr.
Sombhong Kutranon, Regional Director, W.H.O. during International
conference on “Role of Practitioners of Indian Medicines in Primary Health
Care” at Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University,
Varanasi, 20-22 February’ 1982.
An universal need has been felt since long by the scientific community with
high expectations from organized institutions like the Banaras School of
Indian medicine, for the academicians, researchers and specialized
therapists of the Banaras School of Ayurveda have
been pioneer in the field of education, research and hospital service, their
enormous contributions in the field of research along international
standards are now recognized.
Recently there has been an awakening of International consciousness towards
Indian Medicine. The curiosity of health caretakers, medical institutions,
social scientists and pharmaceutical concerns is fast changing into serious
interest in Indian Medicine. India and its neighboring
countries are now fully alive towards the potentialities of Indian Medicine-
Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Sidhha, Homeopathy (AYUSH),
Integrative medicine and other
Complimentary and alternative traditional systems of Medicine.
It is believed that an International journal from
Banaras is the right media for propagating and popularizing this
unique Indian heritage- the knowledge of life sciences across the frontiers
of our country. It also aims that by monitoring up-to-date data with news
and views of medical sciences, it will help the various education and
research institutions of Ayurvedic Medicine in particular and Indian medical
community in general, to keep abreast of time.
The journal will maintain highest academic standard,
academicians and researchers of India and abroad, with extensive
editorial experiences in the field of Indian Medicine are contributing their
academic services to it.
The journal also aims to encourage the exchange of ideas and information
throughout the world among the workers of different disciplines who are
focusing their attention on important aspects of the inter-relationship
between various systems of medicines, like Ayurveda ( including medicinal
plants and Pharma Sector), Unani, Yoga,
Homeopathy, Western allopathic systems of medicine and allied Bio-medical as
well as socio-medical sciences
Integrative Medicine, CAM, Pharma.. Sciences, Medicinal Plants ... ...
Publishers of the journal hope that with willing co-operation and good will
of educationists, researchers, Ayurveda/pharmaceutical industry and elites
of the society, the journal shall be able to emphasize the legitimate
relevance of Ayurveda/Indian medicine for the betterment of global health
care delivery systems.
Aims' and Scope
The Journal of Research and Education in Indian Medicine
Naturopathy, Unani, Sidhha, Homeopathy (AYUSH)
other Traditional / Alternative / Oriental Systems of Medicine in general
Herbs and Spices and
JREIM has been established to aid the dissemination of important research
and theoretical/ scholarly works in all areas of common interest to the
doctors, researchers and therapists of Indian Medicine and allied sciences.
The Editors and the Publishers hope to encourage the exchange of ideas and
information throughout the world among those engaged in different
disciplines who are focusing their attention on aspect of the
inter-relationships between the various systems of medicine like Ayurveda,
Unani, Siddha, Naturopathy, Homoeopathy, Western system of medicine and
allied bio-medical and socio-medical sciences.
also be published
covering all those aspects clinical and Experimental research, Medicinal
plants, Pharma sector, medical anthropology economics, education,
psychology, social work and sociology which directly relate to any of the
problems of mental and physical health, and all those aspects of medicine
including epidemiology, medical education and practice, psychiatry, public
health and nursing which directly relate to any of the medical sciences. The
Editors, invite for editorial review and rapid publication original reports
of systematic studies and research in which at least one variable is
concerned with Indian Medicine, medical education or medical services
including Pharma sector. They are equally interested in receiving
significant and theoretical contributions and Review Articles. Additional
features will include: book reviews, proceedings of symposia,
monograph supplements, details of research (planned and progress),
correspondence and News.