IntrINTRODUCTION ABOUT DEPARTMENT
Dravyaguna is an integral part of Ayurveda, which deals comprehensively about rasa, guna virya, vipaka and prabhava (pharmacokinetics and pharmcodynamics) of herbs. Branch also deals with identification, collection, storage, and preservation of raw materials of plant origin. At AIIA department has very well established laboratory, herbal garden spread (250 species of plants). Department works with objectives to provide knowledge of fundamental principles of Dravyaguna, drug action as per Ayurveda and conventional system of medicine.
Department conducts Induction programme every year for scholar. Timely organizes workshop and hands on training in field of Plant identification (Basic botany), sampling techniques, pharmacognostic studies and herbarium preparation techniques.
Department is also running OPD thrice a week for giving clinical exposure to the scholars about single and compound formulations in various diseases. To enhance the field identification knowledge frequent field visits to various floras are organised by the department .