Textbook of pharamcognosy and Phytochemistry pdf book
What is Pharamcognosy
Pharamcognosy is the study of drugs of
The term comes from two Greek Words : “pharmakon” meaning drug or medicine and “gnosis” meaning Knowledge. The American society of Pharmacognosy defines;
Pharmacognosy as the study of the Physical, chemical and biochemical biological properties of drugs, drug Substance or potential drugs or drug Substance of natural origin as well as
the search for new drugs from natural Source.
Photochemistry is the study of phytochemicals, which are chemicals derived from plants. Those studying photochemistry Strive to describe the structure of the large number of secondary metabolic compounds found in plants, the function of these compounds in human and plant biology and the biosynthesis of these compounds. Plant synthesize phytochemicals for many reasons including to protect themselves against insects attacks and plant diseases.
Phytochemicals in food plants are often active in human biology and in many cases have health benifits.
The compound found in plants are of many kinds, but most are in four major biochemicals classes alkaloids, glycosides, polyphenols and terpenses.
About book :
Pharmacognosy embraces a number of scientific and other l disciplines providing a unified and comprehen-sive treatment of medicinal plants.
This comprehensive textbook is Primarily aimed at the course requirement of the B. Pharmacy students. This book is specially designed to impart knowledge alternative system of medicine as well as modern Pharmacognosy. It would also serve as a valuable resources of information to other allied botanical and alternative health care science students as well as researchers and industrial working in the field of herbal technology..
Dr. Biren shah, M. Pharma. Ph.D., is Currently associated professor at vidyabharti trust college of pharmacy, Umrakh gujarat. He has nine year experience in teaching pharmacy graduate and postgraduate and is also supervising doctoral students. His area of intrest include standardization of botanical and pharmacological screening of herbal medicine.
He has presented sevral papers in international and national journals. He also has 10 books to his credit. He has been honoured as the best educationist of the year 2012 and with many more award ..
Dr. A.k.seth, M.pharma, Ph.D, is Currently principal and dean at sumandeep vidyapeeth, Vadodara gujarat. He has 25 year of experience in teaching pharmacy graduate and postgraduate, and is also supervising doctoral students. His areas of intrest include standardization and development of herbal novel drug delivery system. He has presented several paper in confrences and published more than 50 paper in international and national journal. He also has six book to his credit..
PART – A : Introduction to Pharmacognosy
PART – B : Pharmaceutical Botany
PART – C : Cultivation, Collection, Production and Utilization of Herbal Drugs.
PART – D : Analytical Pharmacognosy
PART – E : Biogenesis of Phytopharmaceuticals
PART – F : Pharmacognostical Study of Crude Drugs.
PART – G : Extraction, Isolation and Purification of Herbal Drugs.
PART – H Medicinal Plant Biotechnology.
PART – I Miscellaneous
PART – J Traditional Drugs of India
Book’ Name : Textbook of pharamcognosy and Phytochemistry.
Edition : Eighth Edition
Authors : Biren Shah and A.k. Seth
Size Of PDF : 14.15 MB
Number of Pages : 583
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