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Dr. Siva Hemalatha
Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology IIT BHU
Area of Interest: 
Pharmacognosy, Quality control studies on Medicinal plants, Ethnopharmacological evaluation of Medicinal plants/Herbal formulations.

B.Pharm: Madras Medical College, Madras University, Tamil Nadu. 1991
M.Pharm: Department of Pharmaceutics, IT BHU Varanasi  1994
Ph.D.: Department of Pharmaceutics, IT BHU Varanasi  2003        

Teaching Experience: 20 Years
Research Experience: 20 Years

Industrial Pharmacognosy
Analytical Pharmacognosy
Evaluation of Drugs
Medicinal Natural Products
Seperation Techniques of Bioactives Practicals
Medicinal Plant Biotechnology
Advanced Pharmacognosy

Pharmacognosy, Quality control studies on Medicinal plants, Ethnopharmacological evaluation of Medicinal plants/Herbal Formulations.

Research Projects Completed/ Ongoing

  • AICTE Research Progress Scheme           –   Rs. 10 Lacs     (2008-2011)
  • AYUSH –  NMPB                                      Rs. 16 Lacs     (2009-2014)
  • Sprouting grant ( Co PI)                                -    Rs. 25 Lacs   -  (2014-2017)
  • Institute Research project                              -   Rs. 15 Lacs      (2015-2017)  


  • No. of Books Published                                -   04 (01 in Press)
  • No. of Book Chapters                                   -   01 
  • Publication in peer-reviewed journals           -  115  
  • International  - 86     National  -  17           Review Articles     -  12

List of publication:

  • No of Ph.D. Thesis guided                        –   14  (completed-10, pursuing-04)
  • No. of M.Pharm. Thesis guided                –   24  (completed-22, pursuing-02)


  2. S.Hemalatha, Priyanka Sharma, SatyendraKuldip Prasad.2016.Quality Control Standardisation of Wild Himalayan Pear: Pyruspashia. Pharmacognosy Journal,8(4),352-360Laloo, D., Prasad, S.K., Sairam, K., Hemalatha, S. 2013. Gastroprotective activity of ethanolic root extract of Potentillafulgens Wall. ex Hook. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 148, 505-514 (Impact factor 3.055).
  3. Joshi, A., Sengar, N., Prasad, S.K., Goel, R.K., Singh, A., Hemalatha, S.2013. Wound healing potential of root extract of Albizzialebbeck. PlantaMedica, 79: 1–7 (Impact factor 2.15)
  4. Pandey, D., Prasad, S.K., Begum, A.S., Hemalatha, S., Wahi,. A.K., 2013. Pharmacognostical Standardization and isolation of ergosterol from Melothriamaderaspatana Linn. International Journal of Food Properties, 16,1871-1882.(Impact factor 0.66).
  5. Bithu, B.S., Reddy, N.R., Prasad, S.K., Sairam, K.., Hemalatha, S., 2012. Prosopis cineraria (L.)Druce: A potential nootropic agent. Pharmaceutical Biology, 50, 1241-1247 (Impact factor 0.878).
  6. NidhiSengarApurva JoshiSatyendra K PrasadS Hemalatha,2015 Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-pyretic activities of standardized root extract of  Jasminumsambac. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 160,140-148.(Impact Factor: 3.055)
  7. Joshi A, Joshi V K, Pandey D and S Hemalatha,,2016. Systemic investigation of ethanolic extract from Leeamacrophylla implications in wound healing. Journal of Ethnopharmacology.191,95-106.(Impact Factor: 3.055)
  8. Satyendra K.Prasad, Komal M.Parmar, Chanda C.Danta, Damiki Laloo and S.Hemalatha 2017, Antidiarrhoeal activity of eriosematin E isolated from the roots of Eriosema chinense Vogel, Phytomedicine.24,127-133. (Impact factor 2.937)
  9. AninditaKundu, Arka Ghosh, Narendra k Singh, Gireesh K Singh, Ankit Seth, Santosh K. Maurya, S. Hemalatha and DamikiLaloo. 2016. Wound healing activity of the ethanol root extract and polyphenolic rich fraction from Potentillafulgens. Pharmaceutical Biology. 54, 2383-2393. (Impact Factor: 1.546)
  10. Apurva JoshiSatyendra K Prasad, Vinodkumar Joshi and  S Hemalatha,2016 Phytochemical standardization, anti oxidant and anti bacterial evaluation of Lee macrophyla: A wild edible plant. Journal of food and drug analysis. 24,324-331. (Impact Factor: 1.98)
  11. SatyendraK.Prasad, DamikiLaloo,AlakhN.Sahu,GopalNath and S. Hemalatha.2014 Cryptocorynespiralis, a substitute of Aconitum heterophyllum in the treatment of      Diarrhea. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology,66,1808-1817. (Impact factor:2.363)
  12. Laloo D, Prasad SK, Sairam K and Hemalatha S. 2014. Gastroprotective activity of polyphenolic rich extract of Potentillamooniana. Pharmaceutical biology, 52(12), 1532-1542. (Impact Factor: 1.546)
  13. Patel, D.K., Kumar, R., Laloo, D.,Hemalatha, S., 2011. Evaluation of phytochemical and antioxidant activities of the different fractions of Hybanthusenneaspermus (Linn.) F. Muell. (Violaceae). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 4, 412-420 (Impact factor 0.323)./ 0.841
  14. Kumar, R., Patel, D.K., Prasad, S.K., Laloo, D., Sairam, K., Hemalatha, S., 2012. Type 2 antidiabetic activity of bergenin from the roots of CaesalpiniadigynaRottler. Fitoterapia, 83, 395–401 (Impact factor 1.84).2.345