About the Journal

Longhua Chinese Medicine

Longhua Chinese Medicine (ISSN 2616-2806; LCM; Longhua Chin Med; lcm.amegroups.com) is an international, open access journal that focuses on international cutting-edge information on basic, translational, and clinical research in traditional medicine. The stance of LCM is adhering to the integration of Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine: Inheritance of Chinese Medicine. Areas of particular interests include: acupuncture and moxibustion, integrative medicine, complementary and alternative medicine, herbal medicine, chemistry, biology, pharmacology, etc. The editors encourage contributions relevant to indigenous medical practices, therapeutic procedures, medicinal plants, traditional medical theories and concepts, pharmacology, healthcare, education, etc.

The Journal publishes a range of article types including: Review Articles, Original Articles, Clinical Trials, Case Reports, Editorials, Technical Notes and etc..

Longhua Chinese Medicine is the Official Publication of LongHua Hospital Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Under the cooperation with Longhua Hospital, LCM looks up to a far-reaching goal of becoming an authoritative and internationally influential journal, and promotes Chinese Medicine to the world and beyond. The high quality of its content is assured by a rigorous review process, supervised by a strong editorial board.  

Founded in July 1960, Longhua Hospital affiliated to Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the four earliest built TCM clinical centers in China. Over 50 years, Longhua Hospital has been dedicated to the development of TCM and is known as nationwide for outstanding patient care provided by its physicians and staff. With the distinguishing feature and prominent advantage of TCM, Longhua Hospital serves as a famous Traditional Chinese Medical center that combines health care, education, and scientific research. For more information, please visit the official website of the hospital: http://www.longhua.net/Portal/Pages/LH_English.

Submission Turnaround Time:
External peer review: 1-2 months. 
Acceptance to Publication Ahead of Print: 20 days. 
Acceptance to Publication: 1-3 months. Original Articles are listed as priority.

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