Department of Dravyagunavijnanam

The department comparable to pharmacological sciences of modern medicine deals with teaching of pharmacology in Ayurveda like drug identification, standardisation pharmaco kinetics, pharmaco dynamics and pharmaco therapeutics. The department maintains an excellent well-kept herbal garden with sufficient water supply. It has more than 1000 plants of about 250 different species among some of which fall in red listed / endangered categories. The department also boosts of an excellent museum showing therapeutically important new drugs, hundreds of herbal sheets of different species of drugs, preserved plants for pharmacognistical study and a photo album of various species of drugs including red listed and endangered species belonging to different habitat and distribution. A histology laboratory of pharmacognostical studies is another asset of the department.



Professor and Head of the Department
Dr. K K Latha, M.D.(Ay)

Date of Birth : 18-05-1964
Date of joining : 21 Feb 1993
Qualification : BAMS from Kerala University in 1988, M.D in Dravyaguna Vijnanam from Kerala University in 2000
Experience : 1993-2010 Lecturer in Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College Ollur,
2010 onwards Reader in Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College Ollur
Registration No. : Travancore Cochin Medical Council, 5562
Phone : +91 9446618878
Email : mythripark@gmail.com

Associate Professor
Dr. K P Anju, M.D.(Ay)

Date of Birth : 24-05-1983
Date of joining : 18 Dec 2012
Qualification : BAMS from Calicut University in 2008, M.D in Dravyaguna Vijnanam from Kerala University in 2011
Experience : 2012 onwards Lecturer in Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College Ollur
Registration No. : Travancore Cochin Medical Council, 9369
Phone : +91 9446062757
Email : dranjukp@gmail.com