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Department & Laboratories
Department of Pharmacognosy:

Vision: : To be leading department in training of students in the fields of isolation or invistication of phytochemical .

Mission: To provide high quality accurate and required information to enhance herbal drug research.

Pharmacognosy is concerned with the study of crude drugs of vegetable and animal origin. The subject deals with biological, biochemical, therapeutic and economic features of natural drugs and their chemical constituents. It is interrelated with botany, ethnobotany, marine biology, microbiology. Phytochemistry (Phyton- Plant) is the chemistry dealing with plants or plant products or natural products (chemistry of natural product).

These chemical constituents may be therapeutically active or inactive. The ones which are active are called active constituents or active principles (Alkaloids, Glycosides, Tannins, Volatile oil etc) 
Major equipments available in the department include Projector Microscope, Compound Microscopes, Soxhlet apparatus, Percolation apparatus etc.

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Mr. Matthad C. Mahanthesh
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Mrs. Shewatasingh Shivabahadursingh Thakur


Laboratories under Pharmacognosy Department:


Experiments conducted in laboratory mainly includes core areas like

  • Standardization of hurbal drugs
  • Design and formulation of herbal medicine and cosmetics


 

 
 
 
 

 

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