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

Course: B Pharmacy 3rd Year, 5th Semester

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

Subject Code: BP508P

S. No.

Contents of the Topics

Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time
(Hrs)
1 Morphology, histology and powder characteristics & extraction & detection of: Cinchona, Cinnamon, Senna, Clove, Ephedra, Fennel and Coriander

 

( BY the end of practical student  should be able to)
Explain the morphological and microscopical characterization of herbal drugs
Biological Source, Morphology, Microscopic characters, Powder characteristics , extraction & detection of:

  • Cinchona,
  • Cinnamon,
  • Senna,
  • Clove,
  • Ephedra,
  • Fennel
  • Coriander

Instructive, Demo in Lab
Hands on Practice in laboratory

4
2 Exercise involving isolation & detection of active principles
Caffeine – from tea dust.
Diosgenin from Dioscorea

Atropine from Belladonna,

Sennosides from Senna

Describe the procedures for extraction and isolation of specific compounds Isolation Procedure of

  • Caffeine from tea dust.
  • Diosgenin from Dioscorea
  • Atropine from Belladonna,

 

  • Sennosides from Senna
Instructive
Demo in Lab
Hands on Practice in laboratory
4
3 Separation of sugars by Paper chromatography Explain the principle and procedure of paper chromatography
  • Paper Chromatography
  • Principle
  • procedure of paper chromatography

 

Instructive
Demo in Lab
Hands on Practice in laboratory
4
4 TLC of herbal extract Explain the principle and procedure of thin layer  chromatography
  • Thin Layer Chromatography
  • Principle of TLC
  • Preparation of TLC Plate
  • Procedure of Thin layer chromatography

 

Instructive
Demo in Lab
Hands on Practice in laboratory
4
5 Distillation of volatile oils and detection of phyto-constituents by TLC Describe the use of Clevenger apparatus and extraction method
  • Clevenger apparatus
  • Procedure for isolation of volatile oils
  • Preparation of TLC Plate
  • Detection of Phytoconstituents by TLC
Instructive
Demo in lab
Hands on Practice in laboratory
4
6 Analysis of crude drugs by chemical tests: Asafoetida, Benzoin, Colophony, Aloes and Myrrh Explain the chemical tests and their procedure
  • Chemical tests for Asfoetida
  • Chemical tests for Benzoin
  • Chemical tests for Colophony
  • Chemical tests for Aloe
  • Chemical tests for Myrrh
Instructive
Demo in lab
Hands on Practice in laboratory
4