Pharmacognosy

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOGNOSY AND BOTANY

 

Thematic plan of the laboratory works

on Pharmacognosy

for the students of rd course, Faculty of Pharmacy,

(autumn term)

 

 

Themes of laboratory works

 

Hours

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Unit 1. General part of Pharmacognosy. Medicinal plants and medicinal plant materials (MPM) containing polysaccharides, vitamins, glucosinolate compounds, cyanogenetic glycosides, organic acids. Materials of animal and plant origin yielding carbohydrates, lipids, peptides and vitamins.

Macroscopic analysis of entire MPM of various morphological groups

 

 

 

 

4

2.

Macroscopic and microscopic analyses of crushed MPM of the morphological group "herb

4

 

3.

Macroscopic and microscopic analyses of crushed MPM of the morphological group "root

4

4.

Analysis of powdered MPM

4

5.

Batch quality analysis. Sampling of medicinal plant materials. Determination of MPM identity.

4

 

6.

Determination of MPM purity and quality.

4

7.

Analysis of medicinal plant materials containing polysaccharides

4

8.

Analysis of medicinal plant materials containing vitamins

4

9.

Analysis of medicinal plant materials, containing fixed oils and related compounds

4

 

 

 

 

10.

Unit 2. Medicinal plants and MPM containing monoterpenoid glycosides, bitters and volatile oils

 

Macroscopic analysis of entire MPM containing volatile oils, major constituents of which are exemplified by monoterpenoids and aromatic compounds

 

 

 

 

4

11.

Macro- and microscopic analyses of crushed MPM containing volatile oils, major constituents of which are exemplified by monoterpenoids and aromatic compounds

4

12.

Macroscopic analysis of MPM containing volatile oils, major constituents of which are exemplified by sesquiterpenoids

4

13.

Macroscopic analysis of crushed MPM containing volatile oils, major constituents of which are exemplified by sesquiterpenoids

4

14.

Macro- and microscopic analyses of MPM, containing iridoids and bitters

4

15.

Analysis of volatile oils, quantitative determination in MPM.

4

 

 

 

16.

Unit 3. Medicinal plants and MPM containing triterpenoids, steroids, saponins and cardiac glycosides. Natural sources of hormones.

Macro- and microscopic analyses of MPM, containing saponins

 

 

 

4

17.

Detection and quantitative determination of saponins in MPM

4

18.

Macro- and microscopic analyses of MPM, containing cardiac glycosides

4

19.

Detection and quantitative determination of cardiac glycosides in MPM

4

20.

Macro- and microscopic analyses of unknown sample of MPM.

4

21.

Final control for Module 1

4

 

Total:

84