About Society

Welcome to Society of Pharmacognosy

The advent of house by the name of Indian society of Pharmacognosy is a clear omen of the foresightedness of the mastermind’s beings honoring the desk of herbs and their products since times immemorial. The society took birth 38 years back with its headquarters at Punjab University, Chandigarh with the aim of exploring the benefits of the flora and fauna for the human welfare. The society worked leaving no stone unturned, and later found that print media is the prominent source to touch the masses. With this intention, society started to publish a quarterly journal by the name of “Indian Journal of Natural Products”, meanwhile with a new headquarter at Sagar University, Sagar. The Department of Pharmacy, Barkatullah University, Bhopal enjoyed the pleasure of being the HQ of the society from 2003 to 2014. To the latest Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. H.S. Gour Central University, Sagar is the current HQ of the society with effective from March 2014.

Society of Pharmacognosy is a national body of Pharmacy Professionals not only belonging to the stream of Pharmacognosy, but all the other disciplines in function till date. The quality of services being delivered in succession by the society could be assessed by the fact it has members not only from India but from all round the globe.

Every year, society organizes a customary annual national convention and once in four year international conference to compile the thoughts of scientists and academicians engaged in pharmacognosy research.