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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Pharmacognosy is the study of drugs of natural origin. The term comes from two Greek words: "pharmakon" meaning drug or medicine, and "gnosis" meaning knowledge. The American Society of Pharmacognosy defines pharmacognosy as "the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs, drug substances or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources".
Plant preparations are said to be medicinal or herbal when they are used to promote health beyond basic nutrition. The study of drugs from plants includes the subjects of botany, chemistry and pharmacology. Botany includes the identification (taxonomy), genetics, and cultivation of plants. Chemical characterization of includes the isolation, identification and quantification of constituents in plant materials.
The purpose of journal to publish original research work that contributes significantly to further the scientific knowledge in pharmacy sciences. Your views and comments will be highly acclaimed. Author can send their articles to firstname.lastname@example.org. All manuscripts are subjected to RAPID peer review process and those of high quality (which are not previously published and are not under consideration for publication by another journal) would be published without any delay in subsequent issue. Online submission of the manuscript is strongly recommended. A manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author within one week or early.