PY6014 - HERBAL TECHNOLOGY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PY6014 - HERBAL TECHNOLOGY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PY6014

HERBAL TECHNOLOGY

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To enable to students to know about the various technologies used in herbal preparations.
• To teach the fundamental of various systems of herbal medicines, screening and its standardization.

UNIT I

INDIAN SYSTEMS OF MEDICINE

9

Ayurveda – Unani – Homeopathy – Siddha – Yoga and naturopathy – Classification of herbs – Taxonomy – Harvesting – Post harvesting – Conditions of storage.

UNIT II

IN-VITRO CULTURE OF MEDICINAL PLANTS

9

Requirements – Setting up a tissue culture lab – Basic laboratory procedure – Processing of plat tissue culture – Growth profile – Growth measurement – Plant tissue culture methods – Callus culture – Types of tissue culture – Tissue culture of medicinal plants – Applications of plant tissue culture.


UNIT III

EXTRACTION, ISOLATION AND ANALYSIS OF PHYTO PHARMACEUTICALS

9

Infusion – Decoction – Digestion – Maceration – Percolation – Successive solvent extraction – Super critical fluid extraction – Steam distillation – Head space techniques – Sepbox – Selection of a suitable extraction process – Carbohydrates – Proteins – Alkaloids – Glycosides.

UNIT IV

SCREENING METHODS FOR HERBAL DRUGS

9

Screening methods for anti-fertility agents – Antidiabetic drugs – Anti anginal drugs – Cardiac glycosides – Analgesic activity – Antipyretic activity – Anti cancer activity – Evaluation of hepatoprotective agents – Anti ulcer drugs.

UNIT V

STANDARDIZATION AND CONSERVATION OF HERBAL DRUGS

9

Importance of standardization – Problems involved in the standardization of herbs – Standardization of single drugs and compound formulations – WHO guidelines for quality standardized herbal formulations – Estimation of parameter limits used for standardization – Conversation strategies of medicinal plants – Conservation types – Government policies for protecting the traditional knowledge.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: The student will be able to
• Understand the various Indian systems of medicine
• Understand the screening and characterization of herbal products.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Agarwal, S.S. and Paridhavi, M., “Herbal Drug Technology” Universities Press (India) Private Limited, 2007.
2. Wallis, T.E., “Textbook of Pharmacognosy” 5th Edition, CBS Publishers and Distributors, 1985.

REFERENCES:
1. Evans, W.C., “Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy” 15th Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2001.
2. Lanza, R.P. and Atala, A., “Methods of Tissue Engineering” Elsevier Publications, 2006.
3. Daniel, M., “Herbal Technology: Concepts and Advances” Satish Serial Publishing House, 2008.

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