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.