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A Textbook of Pharmacognosy
Author(s) :N. P. S. Sengar, Ritesh Agrawal, Ashwini Singn

ISBN : 9788188449822
Name : A Textbook of Pharmacognosy
Price : 1095.00
Author/s : N. P. S. Sengar, Ritesh Agrawal
Type : Text Book
Pages : 244
Year of Publication : 2009
Publisher : PharmaMed Press/BSP Books
Binding : Hardback
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About the Book

The textbook is written as per syllabus and easily understandable by students of B.Pharma. In this book, Biogenesis of Phytopharmaceuticals and basic metabolic pathways are dealt with various metabolic pathways for secondary metabollies. Radiotracer techniques, chemical nature of phytoconstituents, screening of drugs covered are all necessary and important topics. The Aromatic plants, Plant Tissue Culture, Herbs as health food topics also covered in this book. Various isolation techniques, extraction procedures and analytical techniques e.g., chromatography, spectral analysis of crude drugs have been extensively covered.


1. Introduction of Pharmacognosy 2. Biogenesis of Pytopharmaceuticals and Basic Metabolic Pathways 3. Chemical Nature of Phytoconstituents 4. Radio-Tracer Techniques 5. Phyto-Chemical Screening 6. Marine Pharmacognosy 7. Aromatic Plants and their Utilization 8. Plant Tissue Culture 9. Herbs as Health Foods 10. Concept of Stereoisomerisms 11. Production and Analysis of Various Phytoconstituents 12. Chemistry, Biogenesis and Pharmacological Activity of Natural Products 13. Chromatographic Evaluation of Herbal Drugs 14. Spectral Analysis of Herbal Drugs

About the Author

Prof. Narendra Pratap Singh Sengar has multifaceted experience in pharmacy field through industry, teaching, consultancy and authorship of books. He believes himself to be a teacher in pharmacy which he joined in 2001. Since then he has served the profession all round constantly. Presently he is working as a Professor in SIRT - Pharmacy, Bhopal. He has done D.Pharm and B.Pharm and obtained M.Pharm (Gold Medalist) degree from RGUHS university, Bangalore. Recently he has submitted his Ph.D. thesis under the guidance of Prof. A.K. Pathak, Professor of Pharmacognosy, Head Department of Pharmacy and Dean Faculty of Technology, Barkatullah University, Bhopal. He has published 8 research papers in various International / National journals and has also attended various International / National seminars / Conferences as well. Ritesh Agrawal has completed B.Pharmacy from RGPV Bhopal (M.P) and M.Pharmacy (Herbal Drug Technology) from the M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara (Gujarat) and is having more than 4 years teaching experience. Ashwini Singh has completed B.Pharmacy from RGPV Bhopal (M.P) and M.Pharmacy (Pharmacognosy) from Barkatullah University, Bhopal (M.P.) and is having more than 3 years teaching experience.

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