COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Pharmacognosy & Phytopharmaceuticals - Practical
Year Taught: 
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Semester: 
3
4
Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Pharmacy
Campus: 
Kochi

'Pharmacognosy & Phytopharmaceuticals - Practical' is a course offered in the second year of Pharm. D. program at School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Course Duration: 3 Hrs./Week

General Requirements: Laboratory Napkin, Observation Book 150 pages Zero brush, Needle, Blade, Match box.

List of Experiments:

  1. Introduction of Pharmacognosy laboratory and experiments.
  2. Study of cell wall constituents and cell inclusions.
  3. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Datura.
  4. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Senna.
  5. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Cassia.cinnamon.
  6. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Cinchona.
  7. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Ephedra.
  8. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Quassia.
  9. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Clove
  10. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Fennel.
  11. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Coriander.
  12. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Isapgol.
  13. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Nux vomica.
  14. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Rauwolfia.
  15. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Liquorice.
  16. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Ginger.
  17. Macro, powder and microscopic study of Podophyllum.
  18. Determination of Iodine value.
  19. Determination of Saponification value and unsaponifiable matter.
  20. Determination of ester value.
  21. Determination of Acid value.
  22. Chemical tests for Acacia.
  23. Chemical tests for Tragacanth.
  24. Chemical tests for Agar.
  25. Chemical tests for Starch.
  26. Chemical tests for Lipids. (castor oil, sesame oil, shark liver oil, bees wax)
  27. Chemical tests for Gelatin.

Format of the assignment:

Scheme of Practical Examination

  Sessionals Annual
Identification 04 10
Synopsis 04 10
Major Experiment 07 20
Minor Experiment 03 15
Viva 02 15
Max Marks 20 70
Duration 03 hrs 04 hrs

Note : Total sessional marks is 30 (20 for practical sessional plus 10 marks for regularity, promptness, viva-voce and record maintenance.