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 Pharmaceutics


Head of the Department

Mr. U. S. Karibasappa