OA Alternative Medicine is a multidisciplinary open access 'peer reviewed' journal that publishes basic and clinical research concerning all aspects of alternative medicine:

Acupressure    Acupuncture    Aromatherapy      Ayurveda

Bach Flower Remedies      Chromo Therapy    Diet Therapy

Herbalism      Homeopathy    Hydropathy    Hypnotherapy

Magneto Therapy      Meditation    Music Therapy   Naturopathy

Reiki     Remedies   Shiatsu    Yoga    Sociology & Epistemology


OA Alternative Medicine is committed to publishing high quality 'peer reviewed' manuscripts that illustrate the most important and 'cutting edge' developments in all areas of alternative medicine. 


OA Alternative Medicine aims to:

Promote academic dialogue by facilitating international exchange and stimulating fair debate.

Highlight significant advances in the field.

Provide a focus for research and development.

Challenge pre-conceived and untested ideas within the subject and societies attitude to medicine and alternative medicine.

Revisit old controversies with new insights.

Educate and promote good practice and disseminate the latest experimental and practical techniques.

Encourage ethical research and transparency in publication by adhering to the Association for Medical Ethics (AME) Ethical Rules of Disclosure.

Provide a forum for exciting findings in the field of natural traditional healing research and encompasses basic, translational, and clinical research in all alternative medical and related disciplines.

Bring together knowledge from the different specialties involved in this very broad discipline, from the bench to the bedside and in practice.


We encourage biomedical researchers in all fields to publish results that challenge current models, doctrine or dogmas. The primary objective of the journal is to serve the needs of this diverse community of researchers, providing a forum for prompt communication of original and innovative research findings that have relevance to alternative medicine.


We would hope to provide a forum for true translational research where findings can be applied from ' bench to bedside' for the benefit of global health.


The wide scope of the journal reflects the broad and rapidly expanding nature of the field of alternative medicine.


ISSN 2052-7845