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Principles of Pharmagonacy

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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9788177543803
Author: Saharan VA, Moond MK, Chouhan PC, Gupta MK
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Principles of Pharmagonacy by Saharan VA, Moond MK, Chouhan PC, Gupta MK
Book Summary:

In a broad sense, pharmacognosy embraces a knowledge of the history, distribution, cultivation, collection, selection, preparation, commerce, identification, evaluation, preservation, and use of drugs and economic substances affecting the health of man and other animals. Such economic substances extend beyond the category of crude drugs and their derivatives and include a variety of commercial products: allergens, allergenic extracts, antibiotics, immunizing biologicals, flavoring agents, condiments, beverages, insecticides, rodenticides, and herbicides. In a restricted sense, the definition of pharmacognosy implies a particular knowledge of methods of identification and evaluation of drugs.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Plant Pathology.
Table of Contents:

1. History, Origin of Pharmacognosy

2. Definition, Scope and Future Trends in Pharmacognosy

3. Classification of Crude Drugs

4. Traditional System of Medicine

5. Collection and Processing of Crude Drugs

6. Plant Hormones / Growth Regulators

7. Plant Tissue Culture: Principles and Methodology

8. Medicinal Plant Biotechnology

9. Drug Evaluation and Adulteration

10. General Methods Associated with Phytochemical Investigation of Herbal Products

11. Basic Metabolic Pathways and the Origin of Secondary Metabolites

12. Hallucinogenic, Teratogenic, Allergic and Other Toxic Plants

13. Pesticides from Natural Origin

14. Tumour Inhibitors from Plants

15. Drugs Containing Carbohydrates

16. Drugs Containing Alkaloids

17. Drugs Containing Tannins

18. Drugs Containing Volatile Oils

19. Drugs Containing Lipids (Fixed Oils, Fats, and Waxes)

20. Drugs Containing Resins

21. Drugs Containing Glycosides

22. Enzymes and Protein Drugs

23. Traditional Medicinal Plants

24. Ayurvedic Pharmacy

25. Fibres, Surgical Dressing, and Sutures

26. Marine Drugs

27. World Wide Trade in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and Derived Products


1. Chemical Tests for Plant Constituents

2. List of Crude Drugs

3. Glossary

4. References

5. Subject Index

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