Department of Pharmacognosy

The department involves in various research activities like :

  • Authentication of medicinal plants
  • Standardization of herbal drugs
  • Isolation and evaluation of therapeutically important phytoconstituents
  • Histochemical studies, isolation, formulation and evaluation of volatile components
  • Characterization of such isolated compounds

The department maintains :

  • Herbal conservation area (1 acre) having 105 species of medicinal plants
  • Herbal museum with a display of crude drugs, herbarium & photographs of rare medicinal plants to promote herbal research