Trends in Phytochemical Research (TPR), an international, free of charge, open access and quarterly journal supported by the Islamic Azad University of Shahrood, is being regularly published since March 2017. This journal has received an official approval from the 103rd session of Journals Evaluation Committee of Islamic Azad University of Islamic Azad University Central Organization on 10 October 2016

The general headlines of Trends in Phytochemical Research (TPR) are as follows.


Essential Oils: Classical and Advanced Techniques for Isolation of the Essential Oils Antibacterial, Antimicrobial Evaluations



Phytochemical evaluations

Natural compounds chemistry: Isolation, purification, characterization etc.


Flavor, Perfumes and Cosmetics

Pharmaceutical formulations and  herbal drugs

Design and Characterizations

Ethnobotanical uses of medicinal plants

Analytical assessments of bioactive compounds using

Spectroscopy: Atomic (AAS,AFS, AES…) and molecular (FTIR, MASS,…)

Separation: Chromatography (GC, HPLC, GC-MS, Headspace…); Extraction (SPE,SPME, DLLE,…)

Chemometrics and statistics: Cluster Analysis, PLS, Multivariate Calibration, Factor Analysis, ….

Hyphenated techniques: GC-MS, ….

Food Science

Food Chemistry: Analysis, Sensory Evaluation,…

Quality control


Considering the statistics of TPR in 2019, the acceptance rate the submitted articles was about 49%. The average time between submission and final decision is six to eight weeks and the average time between acceptance and publication is about one month.