Diploma in Pharmacognosy

PREMLILA VITHALDAS POLYTECHNIC S.N.D.T WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY
In Mumbai

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  • Diploma
  • Mumbai
  • Duration:
    3 Years
Description

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Starts Location
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Mumbai
PREMLILA VITHALDAS POLYTECHNIC Sir Vithaldas Vidyavihar, Juhu Road, Santacruz (West),, 400049, Maharashtra, India
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· Requirements

- XIIth Standard (with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics) - Minimum Marks - 40%

Course programme

Topics/subtopics

- Definition, History and Scope of Pharmacognosy,
Indigeneous system of medicine

- Various systems of classification of drugs of natural
origin.

- Adulteration and evaluation of drug. Significance of
pharmacopoeial standards.

- Brief outline of occurrence Distribution, isolation(outline)
identification Tests, therapeutic effects. Pharmaceutical
applications:-Terpenoids, glycosides, tannins and lipids.

- Occurrence, distribution, organoleptic evaluation, chemical
constituents, chemical tests, therapeutic efficasy of the
following drugs:-
a) Pharmaceutical Aids: Honey,Arachis oil,Starch, Kaolin,
Pectin, Lanolin, Bees-wax,Acacia, Tragacanth, Sodium
alginate, Agar, Guargum, Gelatin, Olive oil.
b) Enzymes: Diastase,
c) Laxatives: Aloes, Rhubarb, Caster oil, Ispaghula, Senna.
d) Cardiotonics: Digitalis, Arjuna.
e)Astringents: Catechu.
f) Vitamins: Shark liver oil.
g) Perfumes flavoring Agents: Peppermint oil, Lemon oil,
Orange oil, Lemon grass oil.
h) Miscellaneous: Liquorice

- Identification of drugs by Morphological characters

- Evaluation of drugs - Physical and Chemical test

- Gross Anatomical studies of the drugs
( transverse section)

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Work placements: Provides Internships

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