Pharmacognosy Of Animal Drugs by S. B. Gokhale, M. G. Kalaskar, Y. A. Kulkarni, S. U. Yele
Non-availability of book in the market covering the scope of Animal Drugs in Pharmacy- Practice has prompted us to write the book. Use of animals or animal parts for medicinal purpose is not a new concept as they are being used for one or the other prupose since antiquity. Egyptians were having knowledge of human anatomy and were aware of medicinal uses of animals. History reveals that Sushruta (1500 BC) has used horse hairs in surgery and also has recorded information on several medicinal plants and mineral drugs as therapeutic agents. Aristoltle the father of natural history (Greek 384 – 322 BC) well known for his contributions to the medicine, has also studied animal kingdom. Pharmacognosy of Animal Drugs is an unique attempt to describe sufficient number of animals from all types of chemical groups, for graduate and post graduate students. Chemical nature of active constitute of animal drugs is taken into consideration as a base to classify Animals drugs.
Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Pharma student.
Table of Contents:
2. Enzymes and Protein Drugs
3. Lipids (Oils, Fats and Waxes)