Curriculum | HERBAL DRUG TECHNOLOGY (THEORY) | B. Pharmacy

Course: B Pharmacy  Semester: 6th/ 3rd Year
Name of the subject:  HERBAL DRUG TECHNOLOGY (THEORY)
Subject Code:  BP603T

S. No. Contents of the Topics Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time
(Hrs)
Herbs as raw materials

Definition of herb, herbal medicine, herbal medicinal product, herbal drug preparation Source of Herbs
Selection, identification and authentication of herbal materials Processing of herbal raw material

Upon completion of the course student shall be able to herbal drug preparation Source of Herbs
Selection, identification and authentication of herbal materials Processing of herbal raw material
  • Definition of herb, herbal medicine, herbal medicinal product, herbal drug preparation Source of Herbs
  • Selection, identification and authentication of herbal materials Processing of herbal raw material
Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

3

Biodynamic Agriculture

Good agricultural practices in cultivation of medicinal plants including Organic farming. Pest and Pest management in medicinal plants: Biopesticides/Bioinsecticides.

Upon completion of the course student shall be able to:  Good agricultural practices in cultivation of medicinal plants including Organic farming. Pest and Pest management in medicinal plants: Biopesticides/Bioinsecticides
  • Good agricultural practices in cultivation of medicinal plants including Organic farming.
  • Pest and Pest management in medicinal plants Biopesticides/Bioinsecticides.
Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

3

Basic principles involved in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy

Preparation and standardiza ion of Ayurvedic formulations viz Aristas and Asawas, Ghutika,Churna, Lehya and Bhasma.

 

Upon completion of the course student shall be able to: Preparation and standardiza ion of Ayurvedic formulations viz Aristas and Asawas, Ghutika,Churna, Lehya and Bhasma.

 

  • Basic Principles  involved in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy
  • Preparation and standardiza ion of Ayurvedic formulations viz Aristas and Asawas, Ghutika,Churna, Lehya and Bhasma
  • Procedure
  • Uses
Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

5

Nutraceuticals
General aspects, Market, growth, scope and types of products available in the market. Health benefits and role of Nutraceuticals in ailments like Diabetes, CVS diseases, Cancer, Irritable bowel syndrome and various Gastro intestinal diseases.

Study of following herbs as health food: Alfaalfa, Chicory, Ginger, Fenugreek, Garlic, Honey, Amla, Ginseng, Ashwagandha, Spirulina

Upon completion of the course student shall be able to: Study of following herbs as health food: Alfaalfa, Chicory, Ginger, Fenugreek, Garlic, Honey, Amla,Ginseng, Ashwagandha, Spirulina
  • Market, growth, scope and types of products available in the market
  • Health benefits and role of Nutraceuticals in ailments like Diabetes, CVS diseases, Cancer, Irritable bowel syndrome and various Gastro intestinal diseases

Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

5

Herbal-Drug and Herb-Food Interactions: General introduction to interaction and classification. Study of following drugs and their possible side effects and interactions: Hypercium, kava-kava, Ginkobiloba, Ginseng, Garlic, Pepper & Ephedra. Upon completion of the course student shall be able to: Study of following drugs and their possible side effects and interactions: Hypercium, kava-kava, Ginkobiloba, Ginseng, Garlic, Pepper & Ephedra.
  • Introduction to interaction and classification
  • Study of following drugs and their possible side effects and interactions
  • Hypercium, kava-kava, Ginkobiloba, Ginseng, Garlic, Pepper & Ephedra
Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

2

Herbal cosmetics: Study and description of raw materials of herbal origin used via, fixed oils, waxes, gums colours, perfumes, protective agents, bleaching agents, antioxidants in products such as skin care, hair care and oral hygiene products.
Herbal excipients:
Herbal Excipients – Significance of substances of natural origin as excipients – colorants, sweeteners, binders, diluents, viscosity builders, disintegrants, flavors & perfumes.
Herbal formulations :
Conventional herbal formulations like syrups, mixtures and tablets and Novel dosage forms like phytosomes
Upon completion of the course student shall be able to: Herbal excipients:
Herbal Excipients – Significance of substances of natural origin as excipients – colorants, sweeteners, binders, diluents, viscosity builders, disintegrants, flavors & perfumes.
Herbal formulations :
Conventional herbal formulations like syrups, mixtures and tablets and Novel dosage forms like phytosomes
  • Description of raw materials of herbal origin used via, fixed oils, waxes, gums colours, perfumes
  • Protective agents, bleaching agents
  • Description and uses of Antioxidants in products such as skin care, hair care and oral hygiene products
  • Significance of substances of natural origin as excipients – colorants, sweeteners
  • binders, diluents, viscosity builders, disintegrants, flavors & perfumes
Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

10

Evaluation of Drugs WHO & ICH guidelines for the assessment of herbal drugs. Stability testing of herbal drugs.
Patenting and Regulatory requirements of natural products:
Definition of the terms: Patent, IPR, Farmers right, Breeder’s right, Bioprospecting and Biopiracy. Patenting aspects of Traditional Knowledge and Natural Products. Case study of Curcuma & Neem.
Regulatory Issues – Regulations in India (ASU DTAB, ASU DCC), Regulation of manufacture of ASU drugs – Schedule Z of Drugs & Cosmetics Act for ASU drugs.
Upon completion of the course student shall be able to: Patenting and Regulatory requirements of natural products:
Definition of the terms: Patent, IPR, Farmers right, Breeder’s right, Bioprospecting and Biopiracy. Patenting aspects of Traditional Knowledge and Natural Products. Case study of Curcuma & Neem.
Regulatory Issues – Regulations in India (ASU DTAB, ASU DCC), Regulation of manufacture of ASU drugs – Schedule Z of Drugs & Cosmetics Act for ASU drugs
  • WHO & ICH guidelines for the assessment of herbal drugs
  • Stability testing of herbal drugs

 

  • Definition of the terms: Patent, IPR, Farmers right, Breeder’s right, Bioprospecting and Biopiracy. Patenting aspects of Traditional Knowledge and Natural Products
  • Regulations in India (ASU DTAB, ASU DCC), Regulation of manufacture of ASU drugs – Schedule Z of Drugs & Cosmetics Act for ASU drugs
Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

10

General Introduction to Herbal Industry
Herbal drugs industry: Present scope and future prospects. A brief account of plant based industries and institutions involved in work on medicinal and aromatic plants in India.
Schedule T Good Manufacturing Practice of Indian systems of medicine
Components of GMP (Schedule – T) and its objectives. Infrastructural requirements, working space, storage area, machinery and equipments, standard operating procedures, health and hygiene, documentation
Upon completion of the course student shall be able to: Schedule T Good Manufacturing Practice of Indian systems of medicine
Components of GMP (Schedule – T) and its objectives. Infrastructural requirements, working space, storage area, machinery and equipments, standard operating procedures, health and hygiene, documentation

  • Present scope and future prospects
  • A brief account of plant based industries and institutions involved in work on medicinal and aromatic plants in India
  • Components of GMP (Schedule – T) and its objectives
  • Infrastructural requirements, working space, storage area, machinery
  • equipments, standard operating procedures, health and hygiene, documentation

Attendance, academic activities like quiz, assignments, open book tests, field work, group discussions , seminar ,presentations, student teacher interactions, practical records, & Viva voce

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Admission 2017