Pharmacognosy, from Plant Cultivation to Manufacturing of Medicinal Drugs
In this interview, Dr. Faraz Mojab, Secretary of Islamic Republic of Iran Board of Pharmacognosy, will address some useful information regarding this major and its state in the country.
From Traditional to Modern Pharmacy
Medicinal plants and herbal medicine together are one vast chain, which start with the cultivation and collection of plants from different regions, and continue to several other procedures such as harvesting, storage and warehousing, pharmacy, food products, cosmetic and hygienic products, veterinary drugs, etc.
Education and Research in Medicinal Plants
Interview with Ms. Fatemeh Sefidkon, professor of Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Head of ‘Center of Excellence for Plant Essential oils’
The Importance of Botany in Medicinal Plants
Dr. Valiollah Mozaffarian is one of the most famous botanists of Iran and a member of scientific board of Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands. The book of “Identification of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Iran” was compiled by him and published by National Network of Research and Technology in Medicinal Plants.
The Need for 2-5% Rise in Annual Financial Circulation of Medicinal Plants
The secretary of Medicinal Plant National Network said, “According to the predictions, and under the Perspective Document 1404 of Financial Circulation of All Drugs in the country, there should be a rise of between 2 to 5 percent in the medicinal plants production.”