1. The Microscope
2. Section Cutting Technique
3. Staining and Mounting of Sections
4. Microscopical Drawing and Measurement
5. Macroscopic and Microscopic Studies of Organised Crude Drugs
6. Analysis of Crude Drugs By Chemical Tests
7. Evaluation (Standardization)
8. Isolation and Detection of Active Principles
9. Chromatographic Studies
– Appendix: Preparation of Reagents and Solutions
About the Book :
|Due to enormous use of chemicals, pesticides, allopathic medicines etc. in herbal medicines, cosmetics, ayurvedic dosage forms and research in the field of herbal formulations, it has became absolutely necessary to explore the nature’s gift to overcome various unwanted diseases as well as problems.
Therefore, the coming era is of Ayurveda as well as ayurvedic formulations. In this era, there occurs a cut and throat competition, results in admixture of sub-standard, adulterated and spurious drugs etc. with the genuine drugs leads to blaming of ayurvedic drug. Therefore, proper identification and quality standards are absolutely necessary for ayurvedic drugs for universally acceptance.
This book is a sincere attempt to create the interest of students in this fast developing branch of pharmaceutical education and it provides concise and point to point information required during practical courses under one roof and eliminates the need to refer too many texts during regular practical classes.
This book covers all practicals as per PCI syllabus and uniformly accepted for all universities. It is an attempt and cover maximum practical aspects of pharmacognosy which would impart the knowledge of this subject, during the practical courses in a simple, illustrative and precise way.