Department of Materia Medica

Materia Medica is a Latin term that means “Medical Materials” which refers to the collect body of knowledge about drugs or medications. Homoeopathic Materia Medica being the reference guide to homoeopathic medicines that describes individual active ingredients and the symptoms that they may address.

A Materia Medica lists homoeopathic ingredients in alphabetical order and provides a summary of “proving”, or research, for each ingredient. Studying Materia Medica means to gain knowledge about action of drugs, drugs pathogenesis, therapeutic utilities of drugs and comparing drugs. This Department is equipped with all necessary items as prescribed in the Homoeopathy Central Council (Minimum Standards Requirement of Homoeopathic Colleges and attached Hospitals) Regulations 2013.