From plants to drug is the main goal of this course. It will deal with all aspects regarding natural product preparation for drug or nutraceuticals preparation. This will include plant selection, Collection Strategy, Plant identification and Sample Preparation (drying, garbling, powdering, etc..).
Different Extraction methods will also be covered. Advanced study of the modern methods of chromatography used in separation & purification plant materials such as PC, TLC, GC, HPLC and other techniques will be covered. All advance information regarding extraction methods of drugs or herbal preparations from different dosage forms will also be included.
All aspects of Validation and qualification of different analysis methods will be covered. Quality control of herbal drugs: Identification and characterization of main phytochemical groups will be included leading to file registration according to local, regional and international administrations.