PHARMACOGNOSY

             Plants as the major source of the natural products have played vital roles in providing both food and drug materials. The aim and objective of the   courses given by the department is to acquaint the students with the basic knowledge of the natural products. Students engaged in pharmacy and in other health professionals should know the role of natural products in discovery of drugs and their use and application in eradicating ailments. The students are given sufficient knowledge to be able to describe morphology and histology of different plant organs and identify drugs in the whole state and in powdered condition with suitable examples of medicinal plants. The students are reinforce the knowledge of study of plant constituents and its isolation,  identification, qualitative and quantitative evaluation, medicinal use and scale up process