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B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2 Unit 2 Pdf Notes


Yo, last-benchers, prepare to channel your inner Indiana Jones in B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2 Unit 2 Pdf Notes! We're embarking on a quest through the lost temple of alkaloids, where plants have hidden their secret weapons against pain, fever, and a whole lotta other boo-boos. Think of it as Raiders of the Lost Phytochemicals, where every leaf holds a hieroglyph of healing and every root whispers forgotten recipes for ancient elixirs. We'll be learning to decipher these plant puzzles like seasoned archaeologists, extracting their potent alkaloids like alchemists on a mission, and understanding how they work like pharmacological prophets. So grab your fedora (or at least a lab coat, because things might get a little messy), polish your magnifying glass (or smartphone camera, because who carries magnifying glasses anymore?), and prepare to rock the alkaloid casbah! Just remember, last-benchers, with great knowledge comes great responsibility (especially when it comes to understanding why eating too much poppyseed cake might make you fail that drug test). So let's conquer this unit, one hieroglyph at a time!


B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2 Notes
B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2 Notes

B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2 Unit 2 Pdf Notes


Unit 2


General introduction, composition, chemistry & chemical classes, biosources, therapeutic uses and commercial applications of following secondary metabolites:


Alkaloids: Vinca, Rauwolfia, Belladonna, Opium,

Phenylpropanoids and Flavonoids: Lignans, Tea, Ruta Steroids, Cardiac Glycosides & Triterpenoids: Liquorice, Dioscorea, Digitalis

Volatile oils: Mentha, Clove, Cinnamon, Fennel, Coriander,

Tannins: Catechu, Pterocarpus

Resins: Benzoin, Guggul, Ginger, Asafoetida, Myrrh, Colophony

Glycosides: Senna, Aloes, Bitter Almond

Iridoids, Other terpenoids & Naphthaquinones: Gentian, Artemisia, taxus, carotenoids


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