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Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry by Vinod D. Rangari
Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry is a two-volume book series written by Vinod D. Rangari, a professor of pharmacognosy at Nagpur University, India. The books cover various aspects of natural products, their sources, chemistry, biological activities, and applications in medicine and industry. The books are intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of pharmacy, as well as researchers and professionals in the field of natural products.
Volume I: General Introduction and Crude Drugs
The first volume of the series provides a general introduction to pharmacognosy, the study of drugs derived from natural sources. It covers topics such as alternative systems of medicine, pharmaceutical botany, sources of crude drugs, commerce and quality control, microscopy and micrometry, extraction techniques, biosynthetic pathways, and technologies for elucidation of biosynthetic pathways. The book also contains category-wise details of the crude drugs containing carbohydrates, glycosides, tannins, volatile oils, resins, alkaloids, enzymes, minerals, and natural fibers. The book has been updated with the description of a large number of essential oil containing drugs and a new chapter on fixed oils, fats and waxes.
The book can be accessed online at [Google Books]. A hard copy can be purchased from [Amazon] or other online retailers.