Welcome to the Department of Dravyaguna

In relation to the teaching and learning process, five core course units and three elective course units of the BAMS curriculum are conducted by the Department of Dravyaguna. The Students should carry out studies in Dravyaguna Vignana, Bhaisajya Kalpana and Rasa Shastra fields under this department for the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery Degree course.

Dravyagunakarma Vignana (Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology)

The basic concepts and theories of Ayurveda pharmacognosy and pharmacology. The details study on drugs of natural origin in perspective of Ayurveda and their actions on the systems of the human body. This will function within the second and third levels of the BAMS degree course.

Bhaisajya Kalpana (Herbal Pharmacy)

The basic concepts and theories applied in herbal pharmacy, understand and developing skills on usage of appropriate instruments, equipment and utensils in preparation of drugs and collection, preservation, strong, processing of materials used for the preparation of herbal drugs in Ayurveda. The course functions in third level of the B.A.M.S. Degree course.

Rasa Shastra (Mineral Pharmacy)

The basic concepts and theories applied in mineral pharmacy, usage of appropriate instruments, equipment and utensils in preparation of mineral drugs and collection, preservation, storing, processing of materials used for the preparation of mineral and herbomineral drugs. The course functions in the second level of the B.A.M.S. Degree course.

Electives

1. Medicinal Plant Cultivation
2. Phytochemistry and Natural Products
3. Analytical Chemistry


Head of the Department

Dr.J.M.P.R.K.Jayasinghe(Senior Lecturer Grade II)
D.S.A.C.(GWAV)MD(Ayur)(KLN),M.Phil(Chem.)(KLN)

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CONTACT US

Department of Dravyaguna
Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,
Kandy Road, Yakkala 11807,
Sri Lanka.
Tel  +94 33 2232825, +94 2222740,
Fax  +94 33-2222739, +94 33 2226618

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