Department of Pharmacognosy, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Pharmacognosy is actively involved in the standardization and evaluation of botanicals, development and evaluation of nutraceuticals and screening of herbal drugs for various diseases; primarily cancer, urinary calculi, osteoporosis and diabetes. The department has collaborative projects with herbal industries on development of poyherbal dosage forms for oral cancer and exploration of eutectic solvents for better and safe extraction process. Standardization of herbal raw material and finished products is carried out by HPTLC marker based analysis and finger printing. The department has been involved in the development of herbal soup and cookies as functional foods for the management of diabetes (patent filed). Preliminary screening of herbal candidates based on ethnopharmacological data for Cancer, Urinary calculi, osteoporosis and diabetes is a routine work in the department. Currently bioactivity guided fractionation and isolation of anticancer and antiurolithiatics is in process. 

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Antioxidants Medicine & Life Sciences
Phytochemicals Medicine & Life Sciences
Free Radicals Medicine & Life Sciences
Ethanol Medicine & Life Sciences
Inhibitory Concentration 50 Medicine & Life Sciences
Flavonoids Medicine & Life Sciences
Traditional Medicine Medicine & Life Sciences
Phyllanthus Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 908 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 149 Article
  • 6 Review article

Antiarthritic medicinal plants: A review

Mukhopadhyay, N., Sampath, V., Pai, S., Babu, U. V. & Lobo, R., 01-01-2019, In : Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 12, 1, p. 375-381 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Medicinal Plants
Arthritis
Traditional Medicine
Therapeutics
Complementary Therapies

Assessment of knowledge and attitude of patients on herbal medicine use in Udupi Region, Karnataka, India

Bhat, B. B., Udupa, N., Ligade, V. S., Khan, S. & Sreedhar, D., 01-01-2019, In : Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 18, 1, p. 117-121 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herbal Medicine
India
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Naturopathy
Yoga
1 Citation (Scopus)

Terminalia tomentosa bark ameliorates inflammation and arthritis in carrageenan induced inflammatory model and freund's adjuvant-induced arthritis model in rats

Jitta, S. R., Daram, P., Gourishetti, K., Misra, C. S., Polu, P. R., Shah, A., Shreedhara, C. S., Nampoothiri, M. & Lobo, R., 01-01-2019, In : Journal of Toxicology. 2019, 7898914.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terminalia
Experimental Arthritis
Freund's Adjuvant
Carrageenan
Arthritis