Mohammad Humayoon Amini


Name and Surname: Mohammad Humayoon Amini

Higher Education: M-Pharm

Academic Rank: Senior Teaching Assistant

Date of Birth: 1979

Department: Pharmacognosy

Faculty: Pharmacy

Year of Enrolment in Cadre: 2008


Academic Rank


  1. Senior Teaching assistant from 2017 to present
  2. Teaching Assistant: from 2013 to 2017
  3. Teaching Fellow: from 2008 to 2013


Higher Education


  • PhD (in progress, 2019, Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia)
  • MA (2015, Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Lovely Professional University, India)
  • BA (2001, general pharmacy, Kabul University, Afghanistan)


Academic / Scientific Research, Translation and Publication of Textbooks


  1. A Guidance of Practical Botany, 2013, written for academic promotion to degree of teaching assistant, Kabul University, not published.
  2. Phytochemical and biological evaluation of Heracleum afghanicum Kitamura. 2013 – 2015. Research during M-Pharm course, LPU, India.
  3. Development of sunscreen formulation using polyphenolic herbal extracts, 2017 – 2018, joint research project financed by USWDP, Kabul University, Afghanistan.
  4. Isolation, characterization and mechanism study of antimicrobial compounds from Calotropis procera, 2019, submitted synopsis for PhD research project, UiTM, Malaysia.


National and International Published Articles


  1. Amini, M.H. (2017). Pharmacognostic importance of Heracleum species: A review, DARMAL. 8: 59 – 76.
  2. K, Harjit, Amini, M.H. and Suttee, A., (2016), Evaluation of antioxidant and anthelmintic properties of Caesalpinia sappan L. leaves. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research, 8(2) : 362 – 368
  3. Harjit Kaur, Mohammad Humayoon Amini, Pranav Kumar Prabhakar, Amritpal Singh and Ashish Suttee. (2016), Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of Caesalpinia sappan L. leaves. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research, 8(6) : 1064 – 1069
  4. Amini M.H., Kalsi V., Kaur B., Gopal L. Khatik, Lobo R., Singh G., Agarhari U.C., Yele S., Suttee A. (2017). Phytochemical Screening and Antioxidant Activity of Heracleum afghanicum Kitamura leaves. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 10(10) : 3498 – 3502, DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00626.6
  5. Amini MH, and Hamdam SM. (2017). Medicinal Plants Used Traditionally in Guldara District of Kabul, Afghanistan. Int J Pharmacogn Chinese Med, 1(3), DOI: 10.23880/IPCM-16000118
  6. Sharma V., Wadhwa, S., Lobo, R., Gupta, P., Amini, M.H., Kaur, J., Suttee, A. (2017). Biological and Phytochemical Studies on the leaves of Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth.), Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 10(11): 4005 – 4010, DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00726.0
  7. Mohammad Humayoon Amini, Vandna Kalsi, Barinder Kaur, Richard Lobo, Gurpal Singh, Anupam Sharma, Manish Vyas, Ashish Suttee. 2017. Assessment of In vitro Anthelmintic activity of Heracleum afghanicum Kitamura leaves. International journal of Green Pharmacy, 11(4) : 244 – 247
  8. Meenu Bist, Vijay Kumar, Charru, and Mohammad Humayoon Amini, (2019). CARBAZOLE ALKALOID: MURRAYA KOENIGII A VALUABLE MEDICINAL PLANT, World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research,  8 (2) : 419-431
  9. Amini, M.H., Ahmady, A., Zhakfar, A.M., Sediqi, M.N., Babak, G., 2019. Preliminary Phytochemical Profile, in vitro Antioxidant and Sun Protective Activities of Alhagi pseudalhagi and Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 31(4), 1 – 13. DOI: 10.9734/JPRI/2019/v31i430308
  10. Ahmady, A., Amini, M.H., Zhakfar, A.M., Sediqi, M.N., Babak, G., 2020. Sun Protective Potential and Physical Stability of Herbal Sunscreen Developed from Afghan Medicinal Plants. Turk J Pharm Sci. 17(3) : 285-292. DOI: 10.4274/tjps.galenos.2019.15428