Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Top 20 journals with the highest number of original and review articles on aromatherapy published between 1995 and 2014 (N = 549)

From: A bibliometric analysis of two decades of aromatherapy research

Rank Journal Web of Science subject category No. of cited articles % TGCS Citations/article Impact factora (quartile)
1 Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Integrative and complementary medicine 31 5.6 315 10.2 1.585 (2)
2 Complementary Therapies in Medicine Integrative and complementary medicine 27 4.9 1029 38.1 1.545 (2)
3 Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Integrative and complementary medicine 21 3.8 92 4.4 1.880 (2)
4 Phytotherapy Research Chemistry, medicinal 9 1.6 658 73.1 2.660 (2)
5 Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Medicine, general and internal 8 1.5 118 14.8 6.032 (1)
6 Natural Product Communications Food science and technology 8 1.5 80 10.0 0.906 (3)
7 Contact Dermatitis Dermatology 7 1.3 246 35.2 3.747 (1)
8 International Journal of Neuroscience Neurosciences 7 1.3 296 42.3 1.521 (4)
9 Flavour and Fragrance Journal Food science and technology 6 1.1 44 7.3 1.970 (2)
10 Journal of Applied Entomology Entomology 6 1.1 17 2.8 1.650 (2)
11 Journal of Essential Oil Research Food science and technology 6 1.1 44 7.3 0.787 (3)
12 Palliative Medicine Medicine, general and internal 6 1.1 252 42.0 2.855 (1)
13 BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine Integrative and complementary medicine 5 0.9 25 5.0 2.020 (2)
14 Forschende Komplementarmedizin Integrative and complementary medicine 5 0.9 22 4.4 1.079 (3)
15 Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal Medicine, general and internal 5 0.9 2 0.4 0.634 (4)
16 Journal of Ethnopharmacology Integrative and complementary medicine 5 0.9 67 13.4 2.998 (1)
17 Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Nursing 5 0.9 20 4.0 0.380 (4)
18 Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing Nursing 5 0.9 12 2.4 0.943 (3)
19 Phytomedicine Chemistry, medicinal 5 0.9 163 32.6 3.126 (1)
20 Supportive Care in Cancer Rehabilitation 5 0.9 72 14.4 2.364 (1)
  Median 76 10.1 1.765
  1. TGCS total global citation score = total number of citations received
  2. Citations/article = TGCS/number of articles
  3. aImpact factors were obtained from the 2015 release of Journal Citation Reports Science Edition with 2014 data