Instructions to Authors

Minimun Standards for Online Submissions
Prepare your Manuscripts for Online submission as indicated below. These standards are necessary for peer-reviewing.
  • Submitted papers should be in English Language.
  • Manuscript should be submitted as a MS word Document.
  • Manuscript should be prepared as per journal guidelines.
  • All papers are subjected to scientific peer review.
  • All papers must be submitted online after registering as author.

Standards for Submission

I Covering Letter
Should contain
  • Name, Address, Email id, Mobile No. of the Author for Correspondence.
  • The letter should mention in brief what is already known about this subject and what new has added by the submitted work.
  • Title of the paper.
  • Authors' initials and names
  • An abstract (not exceeding 10 lines) which should be most informative, giving clear indications of the nature and range of the results contained in the paper, and should not duplicate the conclusions.
  • 3 to 4 keywords
II Length
There is no restriction on length of manuscript. However a concise manuscript with all information is always well appreciated.
III Abbreviations
Abbreviations to be defined where they first appear in the text.
IV Nomenclature
Please follow the correct and accepted Nomenclature
Units of measurement
Indicate SI units directly or in Parantheses after the value.
Provide the Recommended International Non-Proprietary Name (rINN).
Species Names
Mention species names in Italics. The Genus and Species name should be mentioned in full (Ex: Piper nigrum), in title as well as wherever the organism name is first mentioned. After the first mention, the first letter of the Genus name followed by the Full species name is used (Ex: P. nigrum).
For Genetic Nomenclatures, please refer to the recommended name by consulting the Genetic Nomenclature database.
Genes, mutations, genotypes, and alleles Write in italics. Use the recommended name by consulting the appropriate genetic nomenclature database (e.g., HUGO for human genes). It is sometimes advisable to indicate the synonyms for the gene the first time it appears in the text. Gene prefixes such as those used for oncogenes or cellular localization should be shown in roman typeface (e.g., v-fes, c-MYC).
V Preparation of Manuscript
The Manuscripts should follow the IMRaD format (Introduction- Materials and Method- Results and Discussion). For more information, click here.
All original research articles should be structured in the following manner.
1. Title
The title should be concise and reflect the entire work of the submitted manuscript.
2. Affiliation
Below the title, all author names should be mentioned along with Affiliation of each author.
1 Affiliation details should include-
  • Department
  • University
  • Organization
  • City with Pincode
  • State
  • Country for all authors
2. Each author’s affiliation should be identified by a superscript small numeral.
3. Author for correspondence should be indicated by an asterisk.
4. Provide full address including e-mail, fax, and telephone number of Author for correspondence.
3. Abstract
The abstract introduces the article and should not exceed 300 words, for Research Articles abstract should be structured and it should clearly state:
  • The purpose of the work
  • Methods used
  • Key findings and major conclusion drawn from the work in no more than 300 words
  • Use of abbreviations in abstract should be avoided however if essential should be expanded at its first appearance
4. Keywords
The author should provide 3 to 6 keywords, characterizing the scope of the paper, Keywords should be written in title case and separated by comma. Avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of').
5. Headings
Authors to number the headings in Arabic Style Eg: 1, 2….
  • Headings should be in title case, meaning that all words except for prepositions, articles, and conjunctions should be capitalized.
  • All botanical names and non-English words should be in italics
  • For example: 1. Botanical Name: Ulam Herbs of Oenanthe javanica and Cosmos caudatus: An overview on their Medicinal Properties
  • 2. Non-English words: There is a decrease in all Drava dhatus in the body due to excessive water loss (Aap dhatu) and Agnimandya (diminished digestive fire) in Atisara

Botanical Name: Ulam Herbs of Oenanthe javanica and Cosmos caudatus : an overview on their Medicinal Properties

6. Introduction

State the background and mention clearly the objective of the present work.

7. Materials and Methods
  • All methods used should be clearly mentioned to allow other researchers to reproduce your work.
  • Wherever required, give correct formula used for calculation of the results.

Human & Animal Rights:

While reporting experiments on human subjects, you should indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional or regional) and with the Helsinki Declaration

  • Do not use names or initials of patients or hospitals and/or hospital telephone numbers especially in illustrative material.

While reporting experiments on animals, indicate whether you adhered to the guidelines of an institution, national research council governing the care and use of laboratory animals and also WMA guidelines

Studies based on clinical trials:

Authors should register all the clinical trials in a Primary Clinical Trial Registry. Registration of clinical trials is mandatory as a condition of consideration for publication. The Registration number must be given in Materials and Methods section. Authors can register in following trial register:

Reporting Guidelines for Specific Study Designs click here

8. Results and Discussion

Results obtained in the study should be subjected to appropriate statistical methods and presented clearly. It should have rationale and be of relevance to the present study along with the existing literature. Discuss the lacuna in the area and to how much extent the present study has answered the research question and provide directions for further research. Please avoid repeating the Results of your studies under this section.

9. Conclusion

Give the major conclusion from the present study. This section may stand alone or be clubbed together with discussion.

10. Acknowledgements

Acknowledge those persons who helped you in the present study by providing facilities, personal assistance and funding if any.

11. Footnotes

Footnotes are not permitted. If the manuscript contains footnotes, move them into the text and references as per the content.

12. Funding or Conflicts of Interest

If any Funding or Conflicts of interest is there then that can be mentioned in the manuscript.

13. References

JNR follows the Vancouver style of referencing.

a. In the Referencing
  • References within the text of the article should be represented by numbers and should be superscripted and should follow ascending order in full text.
  • The number originally assigned to a reference should be re-used if that reference is cited again later in the text.
  • In case of multiple references, separate the numbers with a hyphen. E.g. 2-5, or commas in case of non-inclusive numbers E.g. Text3, 9, 14.
b. Reference List
  • References which are cited in the text should be mentioned here.
  • It should appear at the end of your text.
  • It should be arranged numerically by citation number.
c. Tables
  • Tables should be numbered consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text and should be cited in full text.
  • They should be embedded in appropriate locations as per the text along with the captions.
  • Place Legends for tables above the table body and indicate them with lowercase letters.
  • Avoid vertical rules and ensure that the data presented in tables do not duplicate results described elsewhere in the article.
  • Please note that tables embedded as Excel files within the manuscript are NOT accepted.
  • Tables in Excel should be copied and pasted into the manuscript Word file.
d. Figures
  • These must be numbered and cited in the text.
  • Mark clearly in the margin of the manuscript where the figure is to be inserted and do not embed in the text.
  • Figures should be numbered consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text.
  • All figures should be in TIFF, JPEG or EPS format.
  • Images provided should be with below mentioned resolutions:
                   Black & White Images - 900 dpi
                   Coloured Images - 600 dpi
                   Line art-grey colour - 600 dpi
  • Histograms should be presented in a simple, two-dimensional format,with no background grid.
  • Supply figure captions separately and not attached to the figure.
  • The legends should be provided along with the figures.

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e. Manuscript Publishing Workflow click here


Please ensure that the manuscript is uploaded in Upload Submission stage without fail. Without the attachment, the submission is incomplete and subjected to rejection.

To avoid incomplete submission please check the Pre-submission Checklist

Based successful submission you will receive Submission Acknowledgement mail with manuscript id.