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Pharmacognosy: An Indian Perspective

Pharmacognosy:   An Indian Perspective

  • K. Mangathayaru
  • Author: K. Mangathayaru
    • ISBN:9788131797266
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131797260
    • Price:Rs. 419.00
    • Pages:472
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    Designed to cover the core subject of pharmacognosy offered to undergraduate students of pharmacy, this book presents the theoretical concepts in a lucid style. Its in-depth coverage of topics quintessential to the Indian plant drug sector makes the book unique, as does its exposition on herbal cosmetics and quality control of herbal drugs. Conforming to the latest syllabus prescribed by the AICTE, the book abounds with a rich pedagogy that enables effortless recapitulation of the subject.

    Table of Content

    1:  Pharmacognosy—An Introduction
    2:  Age-Old Indian Medical Wisdom—Ayurveda
    3:  Worldwide Trade in Herbal Products
    4:  Herbal Drug Regulatory Affairs
    5:  Herbal Institutes and Industries Working on Medicinal Plants in India
    6:  Quality Control and Standardization of Herbal Drugs
    7:  Phytochemical Analysis—An Introduction
    8:  Plant-Derived Pure Drugs
    9:  Traditional Herbal Drugs
    10:  Herbal Cosmetics
    11:  Plant Biotechnology
    12:  Intellectual Property Rights —Traditional Knowledge and Plant Drugs
    13.  Zoo Pharmacognosy

    Salient Features

    • Current scenario in the Indian herbal drug industry effectively juxtaposed against the worldwide demand for our herbal dosage forms
    • Exhaustive coverage of herbal drug regulatory affairs
    • Delineation of ayurvedic therapeutics in a scientifically comprehensible way
    • Useful compilation of the facts and figures on modern Indian herbal drug industry
    • Exclusive chapters on patents and zoo pharmacognosy