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B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Unit 5 Pdf Notes

Hold onto your shopping bags and scuba gear, folks, because Unit 5 takes us on a whirlwind tour of nature's supermarket, where everything from your morning coffee to the seaweed in your sushi is a potential medicine! We'll dive into the world of plant products, from the sugary sweetness of fruits to the bitter bark of trees, and discover how they pack a punch of potent chemicals with healing properties.

We'll explore the primary metabolites, the workhorses of the plant world that keep them alive and kicking, and uncover their surprising medicinal uses. And we'll even plunge into the depths of the ocean to discover the secrets of marine drugs, the hidden treasures of the sea that might hold the cure for everything from cancer to Alzheimer's.

Sure, there might be some unfamiliar names and complex chemical structures, but hey, at least it's more fun than memorizing random facts about, well, anything that doesn't involve shopping for medicine in the most unexpected places! So, grab your curiosity and your thirst for knowledge, download these B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Unit 5 Pdf Notes, and get ready to discover the hidden aisles of nature's pharmacy!

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

B Pharm Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Unit 5 Pdf Notes

Unit 5

Study of biological source, chemical nature and uses of drugs of natural origin containing following drugs:-

Chapter 1 (Plant Products)

Fibers - Cotton, Jute, Hemp Hallucinogens, Teratogens, Natural allergens

Chapter 2 (Primary metabolites)

General introduction, detailed study with respect to chemistry, sources, preparation, evaluation, preservation, storage, therapeutic used and commercial utility as Pharmaceutical Aids and/or Medicines for the following Primary metabolites:

Carbohydrates: Acacia, Agar, Tragacanth, Honey

Proteins and Enzymes : Gelatin, casein, proteolytic enzymes (Papain, bromelain, serratiopeptidase, urokinase, streptokinase, pepsin).

Lipids(Waxes, fats, fixed oils) : Castor oil, Chaulmoogra oil, Wool Fat, Bees Wax

Chapter 3 (Marine Drugs)

Novel medicinal agents from marine sources


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