OPY551 Syllabus - Herbal Technology - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OPY551 Syllabus - Herbal Technology - 2017 Regulation - Open Elective | Anna University

OPY551

HERBAL TECHNOLOGY

 L T P C

3003

OBJECTIVES:
To acquire the basic knowledge of Indian system of medicines.
To enable the students to know about the plant tissue culture techniques and learn about the instruments used in the extraction, isolation, purification and identification of herbal drugs.

UNIT I

INDIAN SYSTEMS OF MEDICINE

9

Introduction, basic principles and treatment modalities of Ayurveda – Unani – Homeopathy – Siddha –naturopathy- Introduction and streams of Yoga. Classification of herbs - Harvesting – Post harvesting – Conditions of storage.-seasonal and geographical variation.

UNIT II

IN-VITRO CULTURE OF MEDICINAL PLANTS

9

Requirements – Setting up a tissue culture lab – Basic laboratory procedure – Processing of plant 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

PHYTO PHARMACEUTICALS

9

Traditional and modern extraction techniques: Successive solvent extraction- Super critical fluid extraction – Steam distillation – Head space techniques – Sepbox –General extraction process: Carbohydrates – Proteins – Alkaloids –Glycosides. Isolation and purification of phytochemicals (Eg. Quinine from cinchona, vincristine from Vinca, sennoside from senna, Euginol from clove oil.)

UNIT IV

SCREENING METHODS FOR HERBAL DRUGS

9

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

UNIT V

STANDARDIZATION AND CONSERVATION OF HERBAL DRUGS

9

Importance of standardization - Standardization of single drugs and compound formulations – WHO guidelines for the quality assessment herbal drugs - Conservation strategies of medicinal plants – Government policies for protecting the traditional knowledge.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: The student will be able to
Understand the basic principle, design, control and processing techniques of medicinal plants and their derivatives.
Find a solution to problems, including social, scientific and ethical issues connected with the use of medicinal plants in the different field of applications.
Describe the biological effects of medicinal plants with legislation and governmental policies for conserving medicinal plants.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Agarwal, S.S. & Paridhavi, M., “Herbal Drug Technology” Universities Press,Pvt Limited, 2007.
2. Wallis, T.E., “Textbook of Pharmacognosy” 5th Edition, CBS Publishers and Distributors,2005.
3. Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy, Planning and Evaluation Cell, Govt.of India, New Delhi, 2001.
4. Yoga- The Science of Holistic Living by V.K.Yoga, VKY Prakashna Publishing, Bangalore, 2005.
5. Quality Control Methods for medicinal plant material, WHO Geneva, 1998.

REFERENCES:
1. Evans, W.C., “Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy” 15th Edition, Elsevier HealthSciences, 2001.
2. Pulok K. Mukherjee., “Quality control of Herbal Drugs” Reprintedn, Business Horizons, New Delhi, 2012.
3. Daniel, M., “Herbal Technology: Concepts and Advances” Satish Serial PublishingHouse, 2008.

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