Aims & Scope
This journal covers a wide range of basic and clinical science research relevant to pharmacology, acupuncture studies and pharmacopuncture studies. The subjects are mainly divided into three categories: pharmacology (herbal medicine, Sasang constitutional medicine, herbal formula, naturopathy, etc.), acupuncture studies (acupressure, electroacupuncture, laser acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, etc.), and pharmacopuncture studies (aqua-acupuncture, meridian pharmacopuncture, eightprinciple pharmacopuncture, animal-based pharmacopuncture, mountain ginseng pharmacopuncture, bee venom therapy, needle embedding therapy, implant therapy, etc.). Other categories include chuna treatment, veterinary acupuncture, related animal studies, cancer of alternative medicine, etc. Broader topical coverage on acupuncture effects, medical plants used in traditional and alternative medicine, pharmacological action and other related modalities, such as anthroposophy, homeopathy, ayurveda, bioelectromagnetic therapy, chiropractic, neural therapy and meditation can be considered within scope of the journal if based on acupoints and meridians.