The main aim of the Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana Department is to prepare medicines from herbs or any other organic source. In clinical management, it is believed to be more effective. At the graduate and postgraduate level, students of the Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana are trained in making different formulations based on guidance from Ayurveda. Generally, it is prepared using different types of herbs found in that particular region. Further, it can be prepared on the basis of the needs of the health of the patient.
Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana helps in the preparation of formulations of metals and minerals in minute quantities. Moreover, it is made in a manner that should not affect the health of the patient. Based on current needs and modifications, the formulations are updated accordingly. Adopting modern techniques in the age-old traditional medicines makes medicines more effective without causing any harm to patient's health.
Rasashastra & Bhaishajya kalpana is one of the main subjects in the 2nd year of the B.A.M.S course. The department is well established with modern equipment like standard instruments, specimens, charts,etc. According to the C.C.I.M syllabus, all practical are carried out in well-equipped labs.
The main characteristics of the Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana Department are :