Pharmacognosy

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOGNOSY AND BOTANY

Thematic plan of the lectures

on Pharmacognosy

for the students of rd course, Faculty of Pharmacy

(spring term)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Themes of lectures

Hours

 

1.

Phenolics and phenolic glycosides. Classification of phenolics. Physical and chemical properties of phenolic compounds. Chemical structure. Simple Phenols. Phenolic alcohols and phenolic aldehydes. Phenolic glycosides. Phenolic acids. Lignans. Distribution in the plant world. Medicinal uses, pharmacological activity

2

2.

Naphto- and anthraquinones, glycosides. Classification. Physical and chemical properties. Methods of analysis. Pharmacological activity. Pathways of medicinal uses. Anthraglycosides use features, contraindications for prescription

2

3.

Coumarins and phurochromones. Chemical structure. Classification. Physical and chemical properties. Pathways of medicinal uses, pharmacological activity. Medicinal plant materials, containing coumarins and phurochromones

2

4.

Flavonoids, general description. Classification. Distribution in the plant world. Physical and chemical properties. Pathways of medicinal uses. Flavonoid containing medicinal preparations

2

5.

Tannins. Classification. Physical and chemical properties. Pharmacological activity. Medicinal plant materials and preparations containing tannins. Medicinal uses

2

6.

Alkaloids. Classification. Chemical structure features. Biosynthesis pathways. Physical and chemical properties. Distribution of alkaloids in the plant world

2

7.

Extraction, identification, quantitative determination methods for alkaloids in medicinal plant materials. Pathways of medicinal uses of alkaloid containing medicinal plant materials

2

8.

Principles of morphological and botanical classification of medicinal plant materials, their uses for identification of plant materials

2

9.

Pharmacological classification of medicinal plant materials. Herbal collections (Species) and teas. Pressed and cut medicinal plant materials, briquettes: characteristics, methods of analysis and pathways of medicinal uses

2

 

Total:

18