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B Pharm Herbal Drug Technology Unit 4 PDF Notes

B Pharm Herbal Drug Technology Unit 4 PDF Notes: Prepare to embark on a thrilling expedition into the realm of herbal drug interactions! Buckle up, because this unit ditches the flowery meadows and delves into the complex dance between plants and pharmaceuticals. Imagine that soothing cup of chamomile tea suddenly interacting with your prescribed medication, potentially causing unwanted side effects. That's where the science of herbal drug interactions comes in, and you'll be the detective tasked with unraveling these mysteries. We'll delve into the intricate mechanisms behind these interactions, learning how specific herbs can affect the absorption, metabolism, or elimination of conventional drugs. Think of it as a botanical CSI unit, meticulously analyzing plants and medications to predict and prevent potential conflicts. It's not just about memorizing lists; it's about understanding the underlying principles and empowering you to counsel patients effectively. So, grab your metaphorical magnifying glass (or at least a t-shirt that says "Herbal Pharmacokinetic Pro"), unleash your inner scientific sleuth, and prepare to be amazed by the intricate web of interactions that unfolds in the human body. 

B Pharm Herbal Drug Technology Notes
B Pharm Herbal Drug Technology Notes

B Pharm Herbal Drug Technology Unit 4 PDF Notes

Unit 4

Evaluation of Drugs

WHO & ICH guidelines for the assessment of herbal drugs Stability testing of herbal drugs.

Patenting and Regulatory requirements of natural products

a) Definition of the terms: Patent, IPR, Farmers right, Breeder’s right, Bioprospecting and Biopiracy

b) 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.


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