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Textbook of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Textbook of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

This comprehensive textbook is primarily aimed at the course requirements of the B. Pharm. students. This book is specially designed to impart knowledge alternative systems of medicine as well as modern pharmacognosy. It would also serve as a valuable resource of information to other allied botanical and alternative healthcare science students as well as researchers and industrialists working in the field of herbal technology.

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Published: May 2012

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-81-312-3260-6

Contents

  • Preface v

    PART - A Introduction to Pharmacognosy 1-26

    Chapter 1 History, Definition and Scope of Pharmacognosy 3-9

    Chapter 2 Alternative Systems of Medicines 10-21

    Chapter 3 Classification of Drugs of Natural Origin 22-26

    PART - B Pharmaceutical Botany 27-65

    Chapter 4 Morphology of Different Parts of Medicinal Plant 29-56

    Chapter 5 Study of Different Families 57-65

    PART - C Cultivation, Collection, Production and Utilization of Herbal Drugs 67-104

    Chapter 6 Cultivation, Collection and Processing of Herbal Drugs 69-87

    Chapter 7 Indian Trade in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 88-94

    Chapter 8 Utilization of Aromatic Plants and Derived Products 95-100

    Chapter 9 Role of Medicinal Plants on National Economy 101-104

    PART - D Analytical Pharmacognosy 105-138

    Chapter 10 Drug Adulteration 107-109

    Chapter 11 Evaluation of Crude Drugs 110-114

    Chapter 12 Biological Screening of Herbal Drugs 115-138

    PART - E Biogenesis of Phytopharmaceuticals 139-155

    Chapter 13 General Biosynthetic Pathways of Secondary Metabolites 141-155

    PART - F Pharmacognostical Study of Crude Drugs 157-403

    Chapter 14 Drugs Containing Carbohydrates and Derived Products 159-184

    Chapter 15 Drugs Containing Alkaloids 185-231

    Chapter 16 Drugs Containing Glycosides 232-279

    Chapter 17 Drugs Containing Volatile Oils 280-317

    Chapter 18 Drugs Containing Resins 318-341

    Chapter 19 Drugs Containing Lipids 342-361

    Chapter 20 Drugs Containing Tannins 362-376

    Chapter 21 Enzymes and Protein Drugs 377-387

    Chapter 22 Fibres, Sutures and Surgical Dressings 388-398

    Chapter 23 Drugs of Mineral Origin 399-403

    PART - G Extraction, Isolation and Purifi cation of Herbal Drugs 405-433

    Chapter 24 General Methods for Extraction, Isolation and Identification of Herbal Drugs 407-416

    Chapter 25 Isolation of Phytopharmaceuticals 417-433

    PART - H Medicinal Plant Biotechnology 435-452

    Chapter 26 Plant Tissue Culture 437-452

    PART - I Miscellaneous 453-521

    Chapter 27 Ayurvedic Pharmacy 455-460

    Chapter 28 Marine Pharmacognosy 461-470

    Chapter 29 Nutraceuticals and Cosmeceuticals 471-483

    Chapter 30 Natural Pesticides 484-494

    Chapter 31 Poisonous Plants 495-506

    Chapter 32 Natural Allergens 507-509

    Chapter 33 Natural Colours and Dyes 510-515

    Chapter 34 Hallucinogenic Plants 516-521

    PART - J Traditional Drugs of India 523-554

    Chapter 35 Detail Study of Traditional Drugs of India 525-554

    Index 555

    Biological Index 572

    Prelims.

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