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The second edition of the textbook Herbal Drug Technology, based on the tunic-ilium of various universities, caters to both bachelor's and master's courses in pharmacy and allied sciences. It presents detailed information on Indian systems of medicine, herbal therapeutics, crude drugs and medicinal botany. It explains the systematic examination of crude drugs, their extraction, isolation and analysis using modern techniques like TLC, PC, H PLC, HPTLC, GLC, UV, IR, NMR, MS, GC-MS, DSC and Sep box In vitro culture of medicinal plants, nutritional requirements and processing techniques, and guidelines for setting up an in vitro culture laboratory are discussed in detail. The book also discusses the screening of herbal drugs for pharmacological activity with regard to anti-fertility, anti-diabetic, anti-cancer, anti-angina, anti-thyroid and many other conditions. New to this edition are topics such as herbal cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemotherapy, recent changes in in vivo anti-cancer screening models and screening of cardiac glycogens, and methods of literature search and patenting of herbal drugs.
Designed according to the Furriness of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in pharmacy of universities in India and abroad
Incorporates recent advances in technology
Provides a comparative study of dosage forms in curved's and modern medicine
Includes a detailed analysis of more than 6o pharmaceuticals
Discusses standardizes of herbal drugs--WHO protocol, different methods used for standard dilation, quality contrail standards for herbal extracts and validation of herbal products.
About the Author
S. S. Agrawal, PhD (AIIMS), FICAI, Pro Nice Chancellor and DG (Academic, Innovation and Research Coordination) and Director, Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, has more than 40 years of experience in teaching and research. Professor Agrawal served as Founder Director, Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Research, New Delhi, for about 20 years and was instrumental in the setting up of Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research University (DPSARU). lie is a member of several committees including AICTE, UGC, CSIR, ICMR, INMAS, CCRAS, NAAC and ICRI. He isthe recipient of several honours including Honorary Foreign Fellowship bythe Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences (2010), Distinguished ServiceAward by the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, Canada (2010), Principal of the Year Award by the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers (2007), Honorary DSc from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal (2007), Lifetime Achievement Award by Indian Pharmacological Society (2006) and Fellowship of International Society of Heart Research (2003), among others.
M. Paridhavi, Principal, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Pharmacy, Trikaripur, Kasara god District, Kerala, obtained his masters degree in pharmacognosy with distinction from Karnataka U niversity and his PhD in pharmaceutical sciencesfrom DIPSAR, University of Delhi. During 1995-2005, he was a faculty member at V V Sangh's Toga riVeerama Ila pa Memorial College of Pharmacy, Bellary, Karnataka. He isthe coĽauthorof the book Clinically Useful Herbal Drugs, along with Professor S. S.Agrawal