Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory is maintaining a museum of crude drugs which are used in the Homoeopathic System of Medicines. More than 1000 of dried samples of crude drugs of various sources viz. Botanical, Animal, Chemical are well preserved in the museum for reference purpose along with to educated the students and visitors visited to HPL, time to time.

Raw drug samples which are collected during the surveys cum collection tours are preserved in the museum by using of modern scientific techniques. Museum having the huge collection of rare and exotic drug samples of botanical as well as animal sources. Modern techniques are applied to preserve the samples in the museum. Drug samples received from abroad sources are also well preserved in the museum.

Some rare museum samples of botanical origin drugs preserved:

  1. Aesculus hippocastanum L.
  2. Aconitum napellus L.
  3. Agrostemma githago L.
  4. Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.
  5. Arnica montana L.
  6. Acalypha indica L.
  7. Aristolochia serpentaria L.
  8. Atropa belladonna L.
  9. Achillea nigrescens (E.Mey.) Rydb.
  10. Aconitum ferox Wall. ex Ser.
  11. Arundo donax L.
  12. Baptisia tinctoria (L.) Vent.
  13. Berberis vulgaris L.
  14. Bryonia alba L.
  15. Senna sophera (L.) Roxb.
  16. Catalpa bignonioides Walter
  17. Jacobaea maritima (L.) Pelser & Meijden
  18. Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn.
  19. Cinchona officinalis L.
  20. Conium maculatum L.
  21. Pyracantha crenulata (Roxb. ex D.Don) M.Roem.
  22. Crataegus rhipidophylla Gand.
  23. Drosera rotundifolia L.
  24. Duboisia myoporoides R.Br.
  25. Echinacea angustifolia DC.
  26. Eucalyptus youmanii Blakely & McKie
  27. Fraxinus americana L.
  28. Ginkgo biloba L.
  29. Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC.
  30. Geranium robertianum L.
  31. Hydrastis canadensis L.
  32. Hypericum perforatum L.
  33. Lycopus europaeus L.
  34. Lobelia cardinalis L.
  35. Myristica fragrans Houtt.
  36. Nepeta cataria L.
  37. Nasturtium officinale R.Br.
  38. Podophyllum peltatum L.
  39. Panax ginseng C.A.Mey.
  40. Passiflora incarnata L.
  41. Pilocarpus jaborandi Holmes
  42. Panax quinquefolius L.
  43. Quassia amara L.
  44. Toxicodendron pubescens Mill.
  45. Rhus glabra L.
  46. Saponaria vaccaria L.
  47. Serenoa repens (W.Bartram) Small
  48. Smilax ornata Lem
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Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory is also maintaining a hug herbarium of medicinal plants which are used in the Homoeopathic system of medicine. The plant specimens of herbarium are collected from various agro-climatic zones of India during the survey cum collection tours. These herbariums are used for identification and reference purposes.

Germ Plasm Bank

A Germplasm bank has also been maintained by the Pharmacognosy section. The seeds collected from the herbal garden of HPL are preserved in the germ plasm bank. Seeds from various sources of homoeo pathic medicinal plants are also preserved in the g erm plasm bank.

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