Pharmacognosy deals with the study of Natural Drugs having Therapeutic Value. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry is a subject of mere importance since ancient time as it provides natural remedies for diseases with no/ less side effects. Herbal Medicines are known for their safety and efficacy when compared with Allopathic system of Medicine. Hence the subject Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry bears an immense scope in the field of medicine.
Scope of the subject relies in various sectors like
- Research & Development,
- Herbal Formulations
- Regulatory Affairs
- Herbal Standardization of Drugs & Drug Products
- Academic Field
- Quality Assurance & Quality Control
- Cosmetic Industries
- Tissue Culture & Plant Genetics.