Department of Pharmacognosy predominantly focuses on “crude drugs” of natural origin derived from plant, animal and mineral origin. Cultivation, Collection, Isolation, Purification, detecting adulteration, deterioration and maintenance of botanical garden are the important aspects of Department of Pharmacognosy.
Never ending resources of medical flora and fauna creates a great opportunity for the younger scientists to undergo research in this department. Phyto chemical screening of various natural products leads to the exploration of “Sanjeevani molecules - a quick heal natural molecule” in the department of Pharmacognosy.
Botanical garden with various species of plants, well established labs, Museum with various specimens of flora and fauna are the important elements of Department of Pharmacognosy.