Department of Pharmacognosy

Department of Pharmacognosy is imparting practical knowledge, profiles of medicinal plants and its utilization, morphological & microscopical analysis for UG & PG in Pharmacy. Apart from it is intended to provide the practical knowledge in the extraction, isolation, purification and standardization of herbal preparations. The department also provides adequate facilities in phytochemical analysis & standardization of herbals for the PG & Ph. D. students of Pharmacology, Medicinal & Natural chemistry.

Department is equipped with sufficient teaching aids & instruments. The department involved in teaching phytochemistry, industrial pharmacognosy, plant tissue culture, enzyme biotechnology, neutraceuticals, ayurveda, traditional system of medicine, herbal cosmetics & drug discovery. It involved in coordination in inter department disciplines in research PG & Doctoral research in Ayurveda, phytochemistry & pharmacology to establish scientific basis in ayurveda drug discovery. The department also utilizes sophisticated methods of analysis of herbals by spectroscopy & thin layer chromatography (TLC), FT IR & high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).

Herbal garden is having important medicinal & aromatic plants in our college campus. The garden imparts necessary identification of medicinal plants and their utilization in medicine


Faculty of Pharmacognosy

Head of the Department
Mr. Karibasappa U. S.
Mr. Karibasappa U. S.

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