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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 .

Vision:

  • To provide teaching facilities to the scholars by which they can understand classical and contemporary areas relevant to Dravyaguna in a better way.
  • To provide Quality Control and Analytical Testing Facilities equipped with modern analytical tools
  • Development of digital herbarium
  • Development of Crude drug repository
  • To develop medicinal plant garden
  • To provide training facility to various stakeholders (students, researchers &Gardner’s)
  • To enrich the practical knowledge of plant identification by educational

Mission:

  • Objective: To provide Quality education  of Dravyaguna to  post graduate scholars  inclusive of classical and contemporary knowledge.
  • To develop quality control & Analytical Testing Facilities equipped with modern analytical tools
  • Development of digital herbarium
  • Development of Crude drug repository
  • To develop medicinal plant garden

Last update on: 6th May 2021