Department Of Pharmacognosy

Pharmacognosy discipline deals with the versatile studies of drugs and auxillary substances of biological origin(Plant,Microorganism and animal products) used in human and veterinary medicine. Attention is a paid to the material preservation , storage, extraction,isolation and purification of medicinal substances and control of material , final product quality. The subject trains students in identifying sources of the therapeutic agents in the nature.

Medicinal Plant Garden
The garden functions as an educational display of medicinal plants,herbs and spices.
Key Equipments in the department:
Soxhlet apparatus, HPLC, Microscopes, Conical percolators, BOD incubator