About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Indonesian Journal of Essential Oils, is a Journal that focuses on the publication of the latest research and development articles related to the Essential Oil's wealth and the richness of the Natural Biological Material in Indonesia. This journal is a means of publication that aims to motivate observers, researchers and enthusiasts of Essential Oil and Biological Materials in developing knowledge insight related to the potential of research and development in the field of essential oil and natural or phytochemical materials.

Indonesian Journal of Essential Oils contains articles of research results and in-depth reviews covering the following areas: Essential Oil, Medicine Chemistry, Flavour Chemistry, Phytochemistry, Natural Product, Cosmetica and Pharmaceutical, Catalyst for Fine Chemical, Plasmanutfah, Plant Tissue, Development in Equipment and Instrumentation in Supply Chain of Essential Oil, Process Engineering and the other topic concerning on Essential Oil and Herbals.

One of the benefits of this Journal is to publish research results that contribute greatly to research and scientific studies in the pharmaceutical field. The author may submit his article to our website address.
Entire articles that enter, will be a review process and reviews deep, accurate and fast. Quality articles (never published and not in the process of review in other journals) will be published soon in the latest issue. On-line article submission is preferred and the review process will be notified as soon as possible to the author within a week or earlier of a week.


Peer Review Process

Each article received by the editorial staff will be selected through the Initial Review process by the Editor Team. Then the article will be sent to the Mitra Bebestari / peer reviewer. Next, the article will be returned to the author for the revision process. This process will last for a maximum of 1 month (4 weeks). In each article, Mitra Bebestari / peer reviewers will assess the substance and technical aspects. Mitra Bebestari / peer reviewers who are members of the IJEO are experts in the field of Essential Oil, Medicine Chemistry, Flavour Chemistry, Phytochemistry, Natural Product, Cosmetica and Pharmaceutical, Catalyst for Fine Chemical, Plasmanutfah, Plant Tissue, Development in Equipment and Instrumentation in Supply Chain of Essential Oil, Process Engineering and the other topic concerning on Essential Oil and Herbals. They are experienced in journal management and have publications both nationally and internationally.

Open Access Policy

This journal 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.

Publication Frequency

IJEO published twice a year in two times issues, Number 1-2 are scheduled for publication: May and November

Screening for Plagiarism

The manuscript submitted in the IJEO will go through a selection process for plagiarism using Turnitin

Publication Etics

Duties of Authors

1.          Reporting Standars:

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

2.          Data Access and Retention:

Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

3.          Originality and Plagiaris:

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.

4.          Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication:

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

5.          Acknowledgement of Sources:

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

6.          Authorship of the Paper:

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

7.          Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest:

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

8.          Fundamental errors in published works:

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

9.          Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects:

If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

Duties of Editors

1.          Fair Play:

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

2.          Confidentiality:

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

3.          Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest:

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

4.          Publication Decisions:

The editor board journal are responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

5.          Review of Manuscripts:

Editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality. The editor should organize and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors should explain their peer review processes in the information for authors and also indicate which parts of the journal are peer reviewed. Editor should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers that are considered for publication by selecting people with sufficient expertise and avoiding those with conflicts of interest.

Duties of Reviewers

1.          Contribution to Editorial Decisions:

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

2.          Promptness:

Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process

3.          Standards of Objectivity:

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

4.          Confidentiality:

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

5.          Disclosure and Conflict of Interest:

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

6.          Acknowledgement of Sources:

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.