The department of Pharmacognosy deals with the evaluation of various herbal drugs, by studying their morphological, microscopical, chemical, physical, and biological characteristics. It involves the study of the collection, identification, and authentication of herbal plants.
The Pharmacognosy department of Maratha Mandal’s College of Pharmacy emphasizes:
• Well defined botanical and phytochemical characterization of medicinal plants
• Isolation of chemical entities and testing them for the treatment of various diseases such as cancer, diabetes, arthritis, bacterial infections, skin problems, fungal infections, etc.
• Different analytical techniques to analyze these isolated compounds and other herbal formulations.
Head of the department: Ms. Archana Patil
Designation: Professor & Head
Qualification: B Pharm, M Pharm