6th International Congress of the Society for Ethnopharmacology
(SFEC 2019)

SFEC 2019 Souvenir and Scientific Abstracts (Click here)


Society for Ethnopharmacology, India is a registered under the West Bengal Society Registration act and also affiliated to the International Society for Ethnopharmacology. The society was formed in 2013 and has made its presence through the country, which provides networking opportunity for development and promotion of medicinal plants and ethnopharmacology. The Society works on dissemination of knowledge in this area through different local chapters made in different parts of India with the major highlights on “Globalizing local knowledge and localizing global technologies.” For further details please visit: www.ethnopharmacology.in


International Society for Ethnopharmacology (ISE) is an International scientific organization of researchers dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the pharmacological actions of plants, animals, insects, and other organisms used in medicines of indigenous and modern, past and present cultures. The major objective of the ISE is to promote Ethnopharmacology as a scientific field of research. The Journal of Ethnopharmacology is dedicated to the exchange of information and understandings about people’s use of natural products and their bio-prospecting. For details please visit: www.ethnopharmacology.org

Major Highlights of the Congress:

  • Ethnomedicine and Ethnopharmacology in drug discovery and development
  • Evidence based validation of traditional medicine
  • Evaluation of safety, efficacy and quality of botanicals
  • Pharmacological evaluation of medicinal plants
  • Identification and documentation of medicinal plants and traditional resources
  • Quality control and standardization of Botanicals
  • Bioprospecting of medicinal plants products – an approach towards drug discovery
  • Integrative approach for promotion and development of traditional medicine
  • Development and evaluation of herbal formulation from botanicals
  • IP rights, patents and regulatory affairs of medicinal plants
  • Conservation & propagation of rare, endangered & threatened medicinal plants
  • Plant breeding, Genetics & Biotechnology