Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Pharmacognosy deals with the study of drugs where the origin is natural. It gives information about
the states of the drug, such as the physical-chemical biochemical and biological
characteristics of a drug. Phytochemistry is the study of chemicals comes from the plants. The biochemical
obtained from plants undergoes several processes such as identified, purified, biosynthesized and further, are used as biologically active
compounds in Indian traditional medicine, Chinese medicine.