The Australian Journal of Herbal & Naturopathic Medicine

The Australian Journal of Herbal & Naturopathic Medicine (AJHNM) is Australia's leading herbal publication.
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A thoroughly modern, peer reviewed and clinically relevant journal, the AJHNM can trace its origins back to publications issued by the Association as long ago as the 1930s.

Issued quarterly, the AJHNM publishes material on all aspects of medical herbalism including philosophy, phytochemistry, pharmacology and clinical application of medicinal plants. All NHAA members receive the AJHNM and the journal is also available via subscription only.


AJHNM Vol 30 (3) Sep 2018

AJHNM Vol 30 (4) Dec 2018



AJHM Vol 25(3): Independent registration for naturopaths and herbalists in Australia 

AJHNM Vol 31(1): An evidence-based overview of natuopathic practice in Australia

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About the Editor: Susan Arentz 

Susan Arentz PhD is a naturopath, researcher and editor specialised in traditional, integrative and complementary medicine since 1997. Susan’s expertise is primarily in the areas of clinical research, evidence synthesis and education and her work often cited, steers policy and influences the direction of naturopathy and herbal medicine in Australia and overseas. Her research into women with polycystic ovary syndrome lead to commercialisation of intellectual property, and production of evidence-based herbal medicine for women with this condition. Susan is a passionate educator with experience supervising higher degree research candidates and in writing naturopathic degree curriculum. As the editor Susan facilitates the MACA mentorship program and aims to publish diverse, rigorous and relevant peer reviewed articles and advance knowledge, transparency and professional capacity of naturopaths and herbalists. 

Editorial Board                                  

Editor                                                                      Susan Arentz                                                     

Susan Arentz PhD, BHSc(Hons), Adv Dip Nat,
National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM)

Western Sydney University, NSW Australia                                

Editorial Board

Sue Evans PhD

School of Health and Medicine

University of Tasmania, TAS, Australia


Joanna Harnett PhD, GradCertEd, MHSc, BHSc, Adv Dip Nat

Graduate School of Medicine and Health 

University of Sydney, NSW, Australia


Matthew Leach PhD, BN(Hons), ND, Dip Clin Nutr, RN

Department of Rural Health 

University of South Australia, SA, Australia. 


Erica McIntyre PhD, BHSc, BSocSc(Psych)(Hons), 

Faculty of Health and Institute of Sustainable Futures. 

University of Technology, NSW, Australia


Janet Schloss PhD, Grad Cert Clin Nutr, Adv Dip Nat

Office of Research 

Endeavour College, Qld, Australia


Amie Steel PhD, MPH, GradCertEd, ND

Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM)

University of Technology, NSW, Austraila


Dawn Whitten BNat(Hons) IBCLC, FNHAA

School of Health and Medicine

University of Tasmania, TAS, Australia


Hans Wohlmuth PhD, BSc

National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM)

Western Sydney University, NSW Australia