Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines for “The Homoeopathic Gleanings”

General Information:

“The Homoeopathic Gleanings” is an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the advancement of homeopathic medicine and its various aspects. We welcome submissions from authors worldwide. To ensure the quality and consistency of the journal, authors are kindly requested to adhere to the following guidelines when preparing and submitting their manuscripts.

Section 1: Introduction

  1. Aim and Scope: “The Homoeopathic Gleanings” is dedicated to publishing high-quality research in the field of homeopathy. Authors should ensure that their submissions are directly relevant to homeopathic medicine.
  2. Peer Review: All submissions undergo a rigorous peer-review process to maintain the quality and integrity of the journal.

Section 2: Manuscript Preparation

  1. Originality and Plagiarism: Authors must ensure that their submissions are original works and cite all sources appropriately. Plagiarism is strictly prohibited.
  2. Manuscript Structure: Manuscripts should include the following sections: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and References. Review articles may have a different structure, but it should be clearly defined.
  3. Word Limit: The word limit for research articles is typically 5000-8000 words. Authors should check specific guidelines for the type of article they are submitting.
  4. Title: The title should be concise, descriptive, and reflect the content of the manuscript.
  5. Abstract:Abstract should be structured – Background, Methods, Results & Conclusion and should be within 250-300 words.
  6. Keywords: Provide 3-5 keywords that are relevant to your manuscript for indexing and search purposes.
  7. Figures and Tables: Figures and tables should be clear, properly labeled, and cited in the text. Ensure you have the necessary permissions for any previously published figures or tables.

Section 3: Authorship and Ethical Considerations

  1. Authorship: Clearly define the authorship criteria, and ensure that all listed authors have made a significant contribution to the work following CRediT statement.
  2. Ethical Approval: For research involving human subjects, animals, or sensitive data, provide evidence of ethical approval.
  3. Conflicts of Interest: Disclose any potential conflicts of interest, financial or non-financial, that may influence the research.
  4. Acknowledgments: Acknowledge individuals or organizations that provided support or assistance without meeting authorship criteria.

Section 4: References

  1. Citation Style: Follow APA citation style.
  2. Reference Accuracy: Ensure that all cited references are accurate, and provide complete publication details.

Section 5: Submission and Review Process

  1. Submission Process: Authors should submit their manuscripts electronically through the journal’s online submission system.
  2. Peer Review: Expect the manuscript to go through a double-blind peer review process. Reviewers’ comments will be provided for revision if necessary.

Section 6: Final Manuscript Preparation

  1. Formatting: The use of a template provided by the journal is recommended.
  2. Language: Ensure that the manuscript is written in clear and concise English.
  3. Proofreading: Review and proofread the manuscript carefully before submission.

Section 7: Publication Ethics

  1. Publication Fee:The Journal charges no publication fee in terms of submission, processing & publication.
  2. Open Access:The Journal is open access without any open access fees.
  3. Copyright:The copyright is retained by the authors.

These guidelines are meant to serve as a general framework for authors submitting to “The Homoeopathic Gleanings.”