Jurnal Jamu Indonesia (JJI) is dedicated to the exchange of information and widespread scientific understanding regarding the development of the world of herbal medicine through the publication of scientific papers. The themes of scientific papers within the scope of JJI include the theme of herbal medicine research from upstream to downstream which is not limited to ethnobotanical research and local knowledge, exploration, conservation, domestication of biological resources related to herbal medicine, variety breeding, development of Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for herbal medicine raw materials, development of standards for raw materials and herbal medicine products, development of herbal medicine products, identification of active compounds and their synthesis, working mechanisms for the bioactivity of herbal medicine formulas, social and economic aspects related to the development of herbal medicine.

Submitted articles will be first reviewed by the editor for the topic and writing style according to the guidelines. According to the topic specialist, the articles will then be blind-reviewed by editor-selected reviewers (the author could also suggest the reviewers).

Starting in 2024, Jurnal Jamu Indonesia will be published three times a year.

Jurnal Jamu Indonesia provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Jurnal Jamu Indonesia (JJI) is an accredited national journal reviewed by Bestari partners, published twice a year in online form. JJI follows the scientific publication ethics code from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in dealing with all aspects of publication ethics, especially handling research and publication errors. This Publication Ethics explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing an article in this Journal, including the Author, Chair of the Editorial Board, Editorial Board, Bestari Partners, and the publisher (Center for Tropical Biopharmaceutical Studies).

Ethics for Journal Publication

The scientific publication of an article is the result of the work of thought of a person or group of people; after going through the scientific review, it is disseminated in the form of scientific writing, including in the form of journals, books, proceedings, research reports, scientific papers, and posters. This scientific publication directly reflects the quality of the author's scientific writing and the institution where the author works. Therefore, it is important to agree on the ethical standards of behavior expected for all parties involved in publishing: authors, editors or journal editors, publishers, publishers, and the public.

The Tropical Biopharmaceutical Study Center (Trop-BRC), IPB University, as the publisher of Jurnal Jamu Indonesia, monitors all stages of publication carefully and regarding our ethics and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprints, or additional commercial revenues do not impact or influence the decisions of the Editorial Board. Apart from that, Trop-BRC - IPB University and the Editorial Board will assist in communication with other journals and/or publishers if this is useful and necessary.

Ethics for Editors

The editorial staff of the Jurnal Jamu Indonesia determines the publication process. It integrates the functions of authors, peer reviewers, and journal managers to publish written works based on scientific and ethical principles. The editorial team responds to criticism, suggestions, and objections from authors honestly and transparently. The editorial task is also to maintain the Journal's independence from pure commercialization considerations and strive for the Journal to remain a top-class journal in its field. The editorial team works based on the following principles and ethical standards.

  1. Responsible for the choice of journal content and strives to continuously improve the quality of publications.
  2. Responsible for creating writing guides for authors along with templates.
  3. Critically assess that written works are free from ethical violations, honest and objective, independent, assessing each on quality without regard to the author's nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race, religion, gender, seniority, or institutional affiliation, and free from prejudice in making decisions including in choosing peer reviewers.
  4. Ensure that reviewing written work is carried out thoroughly, transparently, objectively, and fairly.
  5. Guarantee that all written works published have been reviewed by qualified peer reviewers.
  6. Guarantee the suitability of the peer reviewers selected according to their competencies. The peer reviewers chosen members are those who can consider written work and do not have a conflict of interest.
  7. Reject written work without going through a review process if it does not match the scope of the Journal or is of low quality, but not because of the author's background or affiliated institution.
  8. Strive to ensure published research complies with relevant national scientific publication ethical codes and/or international guidelines.

Ethics for Peer Reviewers

Peer reviewers help the editorial team critically examine the substance of scientific papers by their field of expertise, so a bastard partner plays a vital role in the scientific publication process. Mitra Bestari works based on the following principles and ethical standards.

  1. Required to be honest, objective, unbiased, independent, and only side with scientific truth.
  2. You must be critical in assessing the content of a written work according to your field of expertise, be open about new things, keep evaluated things confidential, not take personal advantage of the written work being assessed, and have the enthusiasm to improve the written work you have reviewed.
  3. Has the task of assisting the editor in determining written works that can be published and helping authors improve the quality of their written work.
  4. Required to always adhere to basic principles and scientific analysis in carrying out the process of reviewing a written work.
  5. The study results are presented honestly and objectively and supported by clear arguments. Several possible recommendations as a result of the review: (i) accepted without correction or accepted with minor improvements (after correction by the author, no need to return to the peer reviewers), (ii) accepted with improvements (after correction by the author, returned to the peer reviewers for review ), (iii) rejected and recommended for publication in another appropriate place, (iv) rejected and recommended not to be published anywhere because the work is scientifically flawed or has a detrimental impact on users/society.
  6. Do not use the written work reviewed for personal or third-party interests. The author permitted some of the contents of the written work under review. The written work being reviewed may be distributed in a variety of ways.

Ethics for Authors

An author in a scientific journal expresses the results of his thoughts and/or research and development in the form of written work that meets the requirements of scientific and ethical principles. Research aims to obtain new knowledge, add to scientific knowledge beyond the limits of known knowledge, or produce scientific methods of solving the problems faced. The result of this process is the author's contribution as an individual in contributing to knowledge. The author works based on the requirements of scientific principles and ethical standards.

    1. Make a statement that the written work submitted for publication is original, has never been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher. If there are errors in the written work, the author immediately informs the editor or publisher.
    2. Ensure that the names listed as authors are included in the order of contribution and approved by all members. If there is a change, reduction, or addition to the author's name, it must be agreed upon by the other authors first. The author ensures that all parties who contributed non-substantially to the written work will be thanked.
    3. Collectively responsible for the article's work and content, including methods, analysis, calculations, and details.
    4. Inform the editor if you will withdraw your written work.
    5. Inform the editor about written work, part of a gradual, multidisciplinary research with different perspectives.
    6. If requested, the author prepares evidence that the research conducted has met research ethics requirements, including providing field notes or a research log book. The author responds adequately if there are comments or responses after the written work is published.
    7. Do not plagiarize or self-plagiarize; salami publication is strictly prohibited in the Jurnal Jamu Indonesia.

Jurnal Jamu Indonesia (JJI) is an Open Access Journal. The publication fee (APC) for the Jurnal Jamu Indonesian is 0 Fee

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Plagiarism takes many forms, from passing off another paper as the author's own to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another paper (without attribution) to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. Turnitin is at most 25% with the provisions of excluding bibliography and excluding less than 3% sources.

The Jurnal Jamu Indonesia (JJI) has implemented a robust digital preservation strategy by utilizing the PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN), guaranteeing uninterrupted access to its scholarly content. This commitment to preservation is detailed in the Publisher Manifest, ensuring that the valuable research published within JJI remains available to future scholars. Furthermore, the PKP PN serves as an essential safeguard for OJS journals, particularly those not included in other preservation services like CLOCKSS or Portico, thus playing a crucial role in maintaining the availability of academic literature for the long term.