Department of Pharmacognosy

Department of pharmacognosy focuses on the antique standpoint of traditional acquaintance by integrating it with the contemporary science. It incorporates the scientific study of crude drugs derived from plants, animals, microbes and minerals. Major activities are isolation of bio active phytoconstituents, development of herbal formulations, standardization of herbal raw materials and formulations traditional medicines, phytochemistry of natural products, development of in vitro testing models for the screening of natural products, etc.