A bibliometric approach to preclinical studies of Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thomson as an antidiabetic

  • Fitriana Hayyu Arifah Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4294-1146
  • Agung Endro Nugroho Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7840-8493
  • Abdul Rohman Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia; Center of Excellence, Institute for Halal Industry and Systems (PUI-PT IHIS UGM), Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1141-7093
  • Wawan Sujarwo Ethnobotany Research Group, Research Center for Ecology and Ethnobiology, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), Cibinong, Bogor, West Java 16911, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8858-9769
Keywords: Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thomson, diabetes mellitus, bibliometric, Scopus, VOSviewer


The number of diabetes mellitus (DM) cases has increased, and Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thomson is recognized for treating DM. Despite publications on T. crispa as an antidiabetic, there were no bibliometric reports on this topic. Thus, this study aimed to conduct bibliometric studies of existing articles on the preclinical trials of T. crispa in DM management. We used Scopus to obtain a bibliographic database of primary research related to the topic. There were 24 selected publications between 1989 and 2019. Data were analyzed with VOSviewer 1.6.16. Malaysia, John Radcliffe Hospital (United Kingdom), Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Hamdan Noor, and Stephen J.H. Ashcroft (John Radcliffe Hospital, United Kingdom) were the most impactful country, institution, source, and author, respectively. The majority and diverse fields of this topic were phytochemistry and pharmacology. Our analysis’s findings strengthen research collaboration and identify research gaps required for herbal medicine applications.


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Arifah, F. H., Endro Nugroho, A., Rohman, A., & Sujarwo, W. (2023). A bibliometric approach to preclinical studies of Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thomson as an antidiabetic. Indonesian Journal of Pharmacy, 34(1). https://doi.org/10.22146/ijp.4963
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