Pharmacognosy and Traditional Medicine

Pharmacognosy and Traditional Medicine

 This deals with the natural drugs derived from organisms such as plants, microbes, and animals. Many important drugs including morphine, atropine, galanthamine, etc. have produced from natural sources which are used in drug discovery. Pharmacognosy is also a part of Traditional medicine and herbal medicines are still used by most of the countries in the world. Accordingly, pharmacognosy always retains its popularity in pharmaceutical sciences and plays a critical role in drug discovery.