Dept. of Materia Medica

Overview


Homoeopathic materia medica is department deals with study of drugs in relation with their pathogenesity on the human body. This subject has major contribution in the curriculum as taught in all four years of the BHMS course. This subject taught to the students in both theory and clinical classes in each year by the faculty.

Aim: At the end of course students shall

  • List the methods of construction of Materia Medica.
  • Enumerate the method of action of drugs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply Materia Medica in practical situation.
  • Recall the drug pictures of medicines listed.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop the drug picture and demonstrate the knowledge of the relative importance of the individual drug (during first and second year).
  • Compare and contrast the drugs listed and understand their relationship (during Third and Final year).
  • Demonstrate application of knowledge of Materia Medica in clinical practice (during Third and Final year).

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Some Reference Books For Study of Homoeopathic Materia Medica:


1. H.C Allen’s Keynotes and Characteristics with Comparisons of some of the Leading Remedies of the Materia Medica with Bowel Nosodes.
2. Pocket Manual of  Homoeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory. – by William Boericke,MD
3. Text Book Of Materia Medica -by Dr. S.K Dubey