Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India

The Government of India constituted Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Committee in 1962 for the purpose of preparing the Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India with the following objectives:

  1. To prepare a Pharmacopoeia of Homoeopathic drugs whose therapeutic usefulness has been proved on the lines of American, German and British Homoeopathic pharmacopoeia.
  2. To lay down principles and standards for the preparation of Homoeopathic drugs.
  3. To lay down test of identity, quality, purity, and
  4. Such other matters as are incidental and necessary for the preparation of Homoeopathic pharmacopoeia.

The Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India (HPI) which covers the pharmacopoeial standards of homoeopathic drugs worked out by the laboratory are approved by Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Committee.

So far, Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory has been published 10 volumes of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India. Apart from this, standards of 101 Homoeopathic Drugs have also been published by Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory in the form of “Homoeopathic Pharmaceutical Codex”.



Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory is maintaining a Library with ancient and classical books of Homoeopathy. Library also have the good collection of books of various subjects viz. Pharmacognosy, Chemistry, Botany, Microbiology, Homoeopathy, Standardization and Quality Controls. Library also maintaining good collection of Indian and International Journals.