Department of Rasasastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana
Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana is the branch of Ayurveda which deals with the preparation of medicines
by using Kashtaoushadhi(Herbal), Rasaoushadhi (Mineral) and Kashta- Rasaoushadhis(Herbal mineral). Kashtaoushadhis
includes different parts of herbs both in wet and dry forms. It includes toxic drugs also. But these toxic drugs
should undergo specific samskara like shodhana etc before preparation of any medicine. Rasaoushadhis includes minerals,
metals and animal origin drugs. These drugs must undergo proper samskaras like shodhana, Marana etc before preparing
medicines to avoid toxicity of the drugs.
Different types of formulations ie, vati. Churna, bhasma, kupipakva rasa, parpati, pottali, vati, asavarishta,
arka are prepared. Rasashastra & Bhaishajyakalpana Practicals are taken regularly. The department is well equipped
with all instuments which are needed for UG and PG Practicals. Well maintained museum containing all the specimens
of metals, Minerals, herbal drugs, Pharmacy model, etc, for the benefit of students. Pharmacy visits are organised
during the academic year to know about the pharmacy and industrial managementregarding manufactuaring. A department
library is also attached with the Department.
Dr. S. Renju
Dr. Binu Alappat
Dr. M. Krithiga