Curriculum | Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry-I (Practical) | B. Pharmacy

Course: B Pharmacy, 4th Semester 2nd Year

Name of the Subject: Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry-I (Practical)

Subject Code: BP409P

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Topic (Contents)

Learning Objective

Teaching Guidelines

Methodology

Time (Hrs)

1

Analysis of crude drugs by chemical tests: (i) Tragacanth (ii) Acacia (iii)Agar (iv) Gelatin (v) starch (vi) Honey (vii) Castor oil At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate chemical tests for identification of drugs

Perform the different chemical tests for the identification of crude drugs in laboratories.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

2

Determination of stomatal number and index At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the theory and practical aspects of stomatal number

To find out the stomatal number and stomatal index of given sample of drugs in lab.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

3

Determination of vein islet number, vein islet termination and paliside ratio. At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the concept of vein islet number, vein islet termination and paliside ratio.

To find out the vein islet number, vein islet termination and palisade ratio of given sample of drugs in lab.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

4

Determination of size of starch grains, calcium oxalate crystals by eye piece micrometer At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the use of stage and ocular micrometer

Find out size of starch grains and calcium oxalate crystals using microscope.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

5

Determination of Fiber length and width At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the use of stage and ocular micrometer

Find out fiber lengh and width using microscope.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

6

Determination of number of starch grains by Lycopodium spore method At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the lycopodium spore method

Find out number of starch grains by lycopodium spore methods.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

7

Determination of Ash value At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the various methods of evaluation of crude drugs and describe the ash value determination

Find out the ash value of given sample of drugs

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

8

Determination of Extractive values of crude drugs At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the various methods of evaluation of crude drugs and describe the extractive  value determination

Demonstrate about the extractive value of given sample of crude drugs

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

9

Determination of moisture content of crude drugs At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the moisture content determination

Find out the moisture content of herbal drugs.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

10

Determination of swelling index and foaming At the end of the practical student should be able to demonstrate the procedure for swelling and foaming index determination

Demonstrate about the swelling index and foaming characteristics of given sample.

Demonstration by teacher and practical performance by student.

4

One month compulsory Internship after semester 3rd examinations and one month internship after semester 4th examinations
Minimum one elective from the following subjects (for project work only)

  1. Business English Certificate (BEC) Compulsory Elective
  2. Micromeritics
  3. Sterilization Methods
  4. Pharmaceutical Engineering
  5. Routes of administration
  6. QSAR
  7. Pathophysiology of Life style diorders