Department of Pharmacognosy

The Department of Pharmacognosy is responsible for imparting studies in the field of Pharmacognosy for the 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. Ethno botanical survey of medical plants has been carried out in western ghats and the data collected were preserved in the department. Various traditionally used plant drugs were screened for the pharmacological activities like hepato-protective activity, anti-oxidant activity, anti-inflammatory activity, etc., The department is also engaged in the standardiztion 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.


Key Features;-

   State of the art facility

   Team of academicians with rich industry expertise and international exposure

   Diversified capabilities

   Specialized and focused analytical services


Core Competencies;-

   Quality management of pharmaceutical industry

   Expertise in preparation and submission of dossiers

   Analytical and bio-analytical method development and validation

   Drug metabolism and Pharmacokinetics studies

   Stability studies of drug substances and formulations