Department of Pharmacognosy

  •                Pharmacognosy is the study of medicines derived from natural sources. The American Society of Pharmacognosy defines pharmacognosy as "the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs, drug substances or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources.

    Objective of the department

    • To emphasize on standardization of herbal medicine with respect to its morphological, microscopical and preliminary phytochemical investigation.

    • Formulation and standardization of herbal formulation.

    • Isolation and characterization of various Phytopharmaceuticals.

    Department Staff:

    Sr. No.

    Name

    Qualification

    Designation

     1.

     Dr. J. A. Sawale

     M.Pharm, Ph.D.

     Principal

    2.

    Ms. J. M. Badgujar

    B. Pharm.

    Lecturer

    Instruments and equipments available in department:

    Sr. No.

     List of Major Equipments

     1

     Projection Microscope

     2

     Soxhlet Assembly

     3

    Clavenger’s Apparatus

     4

     Moisture Balance

     5

     Incinerator

     6

     Heating Mantle

     7

     Camera Lucida

     8

     Photofluorimeter

     9

     pH meter

     10

     Digital Balance

     11

     Hot Air Oven

     12

     Autoclave

     13

     Antibiotic Zone Reader

     14

     Distillation Assembly

     15

     Muffle Furnace

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