Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana

Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana :

Introduction :

Rasashastra means Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics and as such it deals mainly with the drugs of mineral origin, their varieties, characteristics, processing techniques, properties and their therapeutic uses along with the descriptions of various apparatus, different kinds of furnaces, heating devices and heating schedules.

The pharmaceutical procedure of any drug involve various steps starting from identification and collection of authentic raw material, application of standardized processing techniques and production of quality drug to packing and storage of produced drugs.(eg.churna, vati, gugglu kalpa, siddha tail, ghruta, avaleha.)

Facilities in the Department :

  • Well designed Musium having more than 350 specimens ,100 dosage form samples, 36 models of equipments (yantra) ,200 charts of various size.
  • well equiped Laboratory.
  • Deparmmental Library for under graduate and post graduate scholars having 150 books (Ayurvedic & Modern).
  • Research lab for quality controll.
  • Good teaching pharmacy with required equipments.

Equipment and Instruments :

Sr. No. Equipment and Instruments Details on College Website
a) Small Ten
b) Medium Ten
c) Porcelain Ten
d) Taptakhalv yantra Two
2 Pounding Apparatus(Ulukhala Yantra) Two
3 Putas (Different kind) Five
3 Moosha (Crucibles) Thirty
4 Koshti with Blower Two
a) DolaYantra Two
b) ValukaYantra Two
c) PitharaYantra Two
d) BhudharaYantraet One
7 Distillation Apparatus and Arka Yantra Three
8 Kupipakva Bhatti One
9 Wet Grinder One
10 Mixi One
11 Juice Extractor Five
12 Refrigerator One
13 Almiras and Racks for storage Assorted
14 Balance(Different Capacities)
a) Physical One
b) Chemical One
c) Electronic Balance One
15 Heating Device-
a) Gas Stove Assorted
b) Hotplate Assorted
c) Chulla (Charcoal) Assorted
16 Big Vessels and Containers-
a) Brass Assorted
b) Copper
c) Steeletc.
d) Earthen Vessels-Pots Assorted
17 Jars(Porcelain) Fermentation Purpose Assorted
18 Enamel Trays Assorted
19 Spirit Lamp Assorted
20 Pressure Cooker Assorted
21 Measuring Equipments Different Size(Glass) Assorted
22 Pyrometer Assorted
23 Thermometer Assorted
24 Vessels Assorted
a) Frying Pan Assorted
b) Steel Vessel Assorted
c) Spatula Assorted
d) Ladlesand Spoons Assorted
e) Knife Assorted
f) Plates Assorted
g) Samdamsa Yantra(Tongs) Assorted
25 Sieves(Assorted Nos. and Size) Assorted

Faculty :