Pharmacognosy Department

The Department of Pharmacognosy has a distinctive role in the essential field of drug research and carries out studies on the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs and drug substances of natural origin. We offer high-quality education to cultivate and prepare outstanding skilled pharmacists. We aim to reach a leading position in research in the field of natural products. The Department of Pharmacognosy is completely dedicated to provide excellence in education and research in the disciplines of Pharmacognosy & Natural Products Chemistry to define the direction and scope of herbal drug therapy through continuous and innovative research.

Extraction and isolation of various plant constituents. Qualitative and quantitative estimation of plant constituents.

Facilities

Name of Instrument

  • Microscope with Stage Micrometer
  • Digital Balance
  • Autoclave
  • Hot Air Oven
  • B.O.D.Incubator
  • Refrigerator
  • Laminar Air Flow
  • Colony Counter
  • Zone Reader
  • Digital Ph Meter
  • Sterility Testing Unit
  • Camera Lucida
  • Eye Piece Micrometer
  • Incinerator
  • Moisture Balance
  • Heating Mantle
  • Flourimeter
  • Vacuum Pump
  • Micropipettes (Single and Multi Channeled)
  • Micro Centrifuge
  • Projection Microscope

Recent Activities

Project Title

  • Phytochemical screening of the crude drug by using soxhlet assembly
  • Ash value and Loss on drying calculation of crude drugs
  • Extractives value (alcoholic and aqueous) of crude drug.