Open Access Alternative medicine Journals

A list of Open Access Alternative medicine journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Alternative medicine is form of non-scientific healing

All articles published in Open Access journals have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

This list of Alternative medicine OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Alternative medicine manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Alternative medicine journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.We've made this extensive list of open access Alternative medicine journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Alternative medicine venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Alternative medicine journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Alternative medicine OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Alternative medicine Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
American journal of stem cell research2325-009714100
BMC Medical Ethics1472-6939Springer Nature11621843489.9Website
The Journal of Chiropractic Education1042-5055Brighthall435156286Website
Journal of Ginseng Research1226-8453Elsevier20292114780.8Website
Chinese medicine2151-1918Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.141278.6
Chiropractic & Manual Therapies2045-709XSpringer Nature808939277.5Website
International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice1916-257XMassage Therapy Foundation27399373.6Website
Osteoarthritis and cartilage open2665-9131Elsevier24133970.1Website
Journal of Acupuncture Research2586-288XKorean Acupuncture and Moxibustion Medicine Society18711666.8Website
Journal of ozone therapy2444-9865Universitat de Valencia1103765.5
Systematic Reviews2046-4053Springer Nature23724855960.4Website
Ozone therapy2499-5169PAGEPress Publications607260
Journal of psychology, neuropsychiatric disorders and brain stimulation2474-5073Elyns Group LLC5860
Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy0974-7168Medknow Publications43450459.9Website
Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies2005-2901Medical Association of Pharmacopuncture Institute1077674155.4Website
Longhua Chinese medicine2616-2806AME Publishing Company1223454.9
Trials1745-6215Springer Nature2402506453.4Website
Complementary Therapies in Medicine0965-2299Elsevier33324365753.1Website
International journal of advanced ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha and homeopathy2320-0251Cloud Publications481652.1
Korean journal of acupuncture2287-3368Society for Meridian and Acupoint28730850.5
Insight biochemistry2041-0409Insight Knowledge2950
Biomedical science and engineering2373-12654350
Daehan chimgu hakoeji1229-1137Korean Acupuncture and Moxibustion Medicine Society24753949.8
International Journal of Surgery Protocols2468-3574IJS Press15519146.5Website
Journal of Arthritis2167-7921OMICS Publishing Group27138845.8
Efficacy and mechanism evaluation2050-4365National Institute for Health Research8328444.6Website
Integrative medicine insights1177-3936SAGE3629344.4
Chinese medicine and culture2589-94731313044.3Website
Evidence based medicine and practice2471-9919OMICS Publishing Group304043.3
Integrative medicine research2213-4220Elsevier1099432243.3Website
Journal of Pharmacopuncture2093-6966943320343.3Website
Campbell Systematic Reviews1891-1803Wiley746688042.6Website
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medical Sciences2095-7548Elsevier38748742.4Website
Journal of Performance Health2573-0274191442.1
International journal of homoeopathic sciences2616-4485Comprehensive Publications277541.9
OA alternative medicine2052-7845Open Access Publishing London298241.4
Chinese Medicine1749-8546Springer Nature12591488241.3Website
International journal of industrial entomology1598-3579Korean Society of Sericultural Science806146841.2
World journal of traditional Chinese medicine2311-8571Medknow Publications14412741Website
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition1550-2783Springer Nature10621910640.5Website
Journal of trace analysis in food and drugs2162-9927Columbia International Publishing52140
Knee surgery & related research2234-0726Springer Nature13339839.1Website
Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation1229-1854The Society of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation961121838.7
Clinical medicine insights. Arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders1179-5441SAGE193227837.8Website
PLOS Clinical Trials1555-5887Public Library of Science69282737.7
Journal of hip preservation surgery2054-8397Oxford University Press21524337.7Website
Clinical medicine insights1179-5611SAGE192136.8
BMJ open science2398-8703BMJ4222835.7Website
Sri Lankan journal of sports and exercise medicine2659-238XSri Lanka Journals Online14635.7
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders1471-2474Springer Nature771513332035.6Website
European cells & materials1473-2262European Cells and Materials623435.5Website
JMIR Research Protocols1929-0748JMIR Publications Inc.29411844035.5Website
Video journal of sports medicine2635-0254SAGE1081035.2Website
Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics2197-1153Springer Nature509344335.2Website
Pain and therapy2193-8237Springer Nature413326134.9Website
Journal of cartilage & joint preservation2667-2545Elsevier641334.4Website
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research1757-1146Springer Nature14131350034Website
Arthritis2090-1992Hindawi Limited162320434
Journal of Headache and Pain1129-2369Springer Nature31884264333.8Website
Journal of Pain Research1178-7090Dove Medical Press25472644333.8Website
Zen Nihon Shinkyū Gakkai zasshi0285-9955The Japan Society of Acupuncture and Moxibustion487533.5
Pain Research and Treatment2090-1542Hindawi Limited249406033.3
Journal of orthopedic clinical studies and advanced research2576-6449Sci Forschen, Inc.6333.3
Dataset Papers in Medicine2314-5293Hindawi Limited3333.3
OA family medicine2052-8922Open Access Publishing London91733.3
Egyptian Spine Journal2314-89502475333.2Website
Contemporary clinical trials communications2451-8654Elsevier955412232.8Website
BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine1472-6882Springer Nature452210600832.6Website
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine1741-427XHindawi Limited1209215674332.4Website
Micro and nano engineering2590-0072Elsevier15558532.3Website
Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine2156-5899SAGE389545932.1Website
International Neurourology Journal2093-4777Korean Continence Society714578732.1Website
Digital Chinese medicine2589-3777Elsevier14418331.9Website
Arthroplasty2524-7948Springer Nature12911331.8Website
Complementary Medicine Journal of Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery2228-7094Negah Scientific Publisher24818731.5Website
Journal of Pain and Relief2167-0846OMICS Publishing Group56649431.3
The Korean Journal of Pain2005-91591804612631.3Website
Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials1179-1519Dove Medical Press11671131Website
International journal of occupational and environment safety2184-0954University of Porto977830.9Website
Bladder2327-2120Journal of Biological Methods3910630.8
Integrative medicine international2296-7362S. Karger AG89270430.3
Daehanhanuihakoeji1010-0695The Society of Korean Medicine42557730.1
Journal of spirituality leadership and management1447-3771Spirituality, Leadership and Management, Inc.205530
Open journal of pain medicine2640-8104Peertechz Publications Private Limited301030
VIMS Journal Of Physical Therapy2581-8821Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ahmednagar30330
Jornal of the Foot & Ankle2675-2980Associacao Brasileira de Medicina e Cirurgia do Tornozelo e Pe (ABTPe)1171229.9Website
Chinese Herbal Medicines1674-6384Elsevier676228929.9Website
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine1226-8038The Association of Korean Oriental Pediatrics92983129.8
Advances in Orthopedic Surgery2314-8233Hindawi Limited3714429.7
Pain studies and treatment2329-3268Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.5410029.6
OBM integrative and complimentary medicine2573-4393LIDSEN Publishing Inc20812229.3
Asian Spine Journal1976-1902Asian Spine Journal (ASJ)14671128129.3Website
Midwifery and Nursing Research2685-2020Poltekkes Kemenkes Semarang48329.2
HSOA journal of alternative, complementary & integrative medicine2470-7562Herald Scholarly Open Access2033429.1
Micro and Nano Systems Letters2213-9621Springer Nature148114129.1Website
The International Journal of Spine Surgery2211-4599International Journal of Spine Surgery882428429
Journal of Novel Physiotherapies2165-7025OMICS Publishing Group805100428.9
IP International Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology2581-8112IP Innovative Publication Pvt Ltd87628.7
Spiritual Psychology and Counseling2458-9675Association for Spiritual Psychology and Counseling13014628.5Website
Traditional and integrative medicine2476-5104Knowledge E1203928.3Website
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What is Open Access (OA)?
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