Planta Medica

Journal of Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research

Aims and scope

Planta Medica is one of the leading international journals in the research area of natural products of any origin – from characterized multi-compound mixtures to defined natural products. Planta Medica accepts original research papers and reviews with a strong emphasis on originality and scientific quality. The journal publishes 15 issues per year. Read more

Thieme Award 2023 for the Most Innovative Planta Medica Original Paper

Ever since 2013, Thieme awards every year the most promising paper published in Planta Medica in the previous year. The decision of the jury – the Editors of the journal – is strictly based on scientific quality and on the interest that the paper has met with in the scientific community. The prize money is EUR 1.500. This year, a paper by Preston K. Manwill et al., "Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) Validation: Quantitative Analysis of Indole and Oxindole Alkaloids Reveals Chemotypes of Plants and Products” received the award. Congratulations! Click here to read the paper for free.     

Read all about the Award and the winners here.


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Bibliographic Data

Print ISSN 0032-0943
Electronic ISSN 1439-0221
Frequency 15
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