Dept. of Materia Medica (U.G & P.G)

Departments / Dept. of Materia Medica (U.G & P.G)



About the Department

Materia Medica is a core subject in the Homoeopathic curriculum. It is taught to the students from the first year to final year. Homoeopathic Materia Medica is a collection of dynamic symptoms of drugs.  The department impart proper knowledge among students on drug substances and its actions, and prepare them as a right prescriber by studying each drug synthetically, analytically and comparatively to be an effective physician. Emphasis is given on therapeutic diagnosis from Homoeopathic point of view. The therapeutic application of Materia Medica is demonstrable from cases in the outdoor and hospital wades. Materia Medica department in Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College was established in 2000 and presently it offers M.D(Hom.) and Ph.D in Materia Medica. Department adopts innovative methods such as group discussion, seminar, quiz, assignments, bedside teaching, drug proving, demonstration and use ICT extensively. It also conducts CME programme sponsored by the Ministry of AYUSH and publish an institutional journal ‘OPTIMUS’.

Salient Features

  •          Well established museum with wide collection including specimen.
  •          Departmental Journal (OPTIMUS)
  •          Research Section with Library
  •          Unique collection of Drug Picture Models
  •          ICT integrated teaching