Pharmacognosy and Phytopharmaceuticals


1. Introduction
Definition, history and scope of Pharmacognosy.
Classification of crude drugs
Cultivation, collection, processing and storage of crude drugs
2. Detailed method of cultivation of crude drugs.
Study of cell wall constituents and cell inclusions.
Microscopical and powder Microscopical study of crude drugs
3. Study of natural pesticides
Detailed study of various cell constituents
Carbohydrates and related products
4. Detailed study carbohydrates containing drugs. (11 drugs)
Definition, Sources, Method extraction, Chemistry and Method of analysis of lipids.
Detailed study of oils.
5. Definition, Classification, Chemistry and method of analysis of proteins
Study of plants fibers used in surgical dressings and related products
Different methods of adulteration of crude drugs