Pharmacognosy Lab

Pharmacognosy Lab

Pharmacognosy, defined as the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources, is a specialized area of applied science which deals with natural products that affect the health of humans and animals. This laboratory consists of organized as well as unorganized crude drugs. The lab provides guidelines to the students regarding natural source of drugs and phytochemical screening through various instruments. The laboratory is utilized for morphological and anatomy study of drugs of natural origin. The lab is associated with a museum in which herbal drugs are displayed.