Department of Pharmacognosy


The department of Pharmacognosy is an essential component of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Allied Health Sciences.
Pharmacognosy is one of the oldest branches of pharmacy profession concerned with the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of natural drugs, including the search for new drugs from natural sources. Department of Pharmacognosy is committed to provide professionals who could work in any Pharmaceutical industry or can be instrumental in modernizing herbal drug industry on scientific bases. Our graduates will have an array of opportunities to explore the Medicinal Plants of Pakistan and other geographical regions and discover new secondary metabolites as lead compounds and familiarize with basic skills and techniques required to do research in different areas of this subject.