Textbook of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry by Biren Shah PDF Download Scope: This subject gives the student the knowledge of basic understanding of herbal drug
industry, the quality of raw material, guidelines for quality of herbal drugs, herbal cosmetics,
natural sweeteners, nutraceutical etc. The subject also emphasizes on Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMP), patenting and regulatory issues of herbal drugs Objectives: Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:
1. understand raw material as source of herbal drugs from cultivation to herbal drug
2. know the WHO and ICH guidelines for evaluation of herbal drugs
3. know the herbal cosmetics, natural sweeteners, nutraceuticals
4. appreciate patenting of herbal drugs, GMP .