Department of Pharmacognosy

Welcome to the Department of Pharmacognosy

The department of Pharmacognosy is responsible for imparting studies in the field of Pharmacognosy for the D.Pharm, B.Pharm and Pharm.D students. The department is actively engaged in the research activities like phytochemical investigations which include isolation, identification, characterization and pharmacological evaluation of traditionally important plants. Various traditionally used plant drugs were screened for the pharmacological activities like anticancer activity, hepato-protective activity, anti-oxidant activity, anti-inflammatory activity etc., the department is also engaged in the standardization of various poly herbal formulations with the help of recent chromatographic techniques. The department of Pharmacognosy has the laboratory of modern pharmacognosy & phytochemistry and Crude drug museum. The drug museum in the Dept is having sufficient number of crude drugs. The herbarium of the dept is having a collection of over 250 specimens.