Dravyagunavijnanam is an eminent Department in the Govt Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram. Ayurveda is India's contribution to World Health Science for Universal Happiness. Dravyagunavijnanam deals with the principles, qualities, action and therapeutic profiles of the food / drugs substances in Ayurveda. For the convenience of study Dravyaguna sasthra is further divided into the following branches:-


Brief details about Infrastructure

2 Undergraduate Section
3 Postgraduate Section
4 Library
5 Drug Museum
6 Medicinal Garden
7 Hospital facility
8 Practical Laboratory
9 Tissue Culture lab (Demonstrative)
10 Seminar Hall
11 Animal House

Drug Standardisation Unit –Collaboration

Pharmacognosy Unit –Collaboration


Academic facilities

(Courses, Museum, CME, Seminars etc)

UG 70 students
PG 6 seats every year
Museum officinal parts of various herbals are preserved
B.T Lab Bio Technology Laboratory for academic research
Department seminars on every Friday


Patient Service

OP Services

OP Days Faculty
Monday Professor I, Asso. Professor II  & Asst Professor I
Fridays Professor II, Asso. Professor I   & Asst. Professor II

IPD Services

6 beds in General ward reserved for the Dept. apart from paying and pay ward facilities.


Facilities for Professionals  (Museum/Continuing Medical Education & Reorientation Programmes )

Facilities for General Public (Museum / Medicinal Plant Awareness Programmes)

Medicinal Garden with more than 160 drugs maintained by the dept.in college campus.



Contact Details

Dr.A.Shahul Hameed M.D(Ay)
Professor & Head of Dept.of Dravyagunavigyana
Mob: 9495311820
Email Id: dravyagunatvpm @gmail.com
Web: https://dravyagunatvpm.wordpress.com
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