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Homoeopathic Pharmacy

Homoeopathic Pharmacy is the art and science of collecting, compounding, combining, preparing, preserving, and standardizing drugs and medicines according to the Homoeopathic principles, and dispensing medicines or remedies according to the prescription of the physician, which are used in Homoeopathic practice

Course Code To be disclosed soon
Category Undergraduate
Duration To be disclosed soon
Language English

Sample Lecture

About the Course

Homoeopathic Pharmacy is the art and science of collecting, compounding, combining, preparing, preserving, and standardizing drugs and medicines according to the Homoeopathic principles, and dispensing medicines or remedies according to the prescription of the physician, which are used in Homoeopathic practice. It also embraces the legal and professional aspects as also regulates the proper distribution of drugs and medicines.

In this course on Homoeopathic Pharmacy, student can learn various aspects of Homoeopathic Pharmacy, which includes:

  • Collection of the required drug materials
  • Identification of drug materials macroscopically, microscopically, and chemically
  • Ascertain the quality of drugs, with the aid of suitable instruments and chemicals  
  • Preserve drugs and medicinal preparations in accordance with their properties  
  • Standardizations  of prepared Drugs or medicines  to conform some standards, prescribed by” Appropriate authority and official Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia”  
  • Compounding from two or more different elements or constituents together to form an altogether new product
  • Preparation of the Mother tincturws, dilutions, triturations and converting triturations in to liquid form.  
  • Dispensing the medicinal preparation in proper form according to homeopathic prescription
  • The legal and professional aspects which regulate the proper distribution of drugs and medicines     

Target Audience

“Medical students – Allopathy, Dental.
Alternative Medicine students – Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Chiropractic, Naturopathy, Acupuncture.
Para/Allied medical students – Nursing, Physiotherapy, Medical lab technicians, BSc.
Post graduate students – MD/MSc/PhD Anatomy, Radiology, Orthopedics, Vascular Surgery and Neurosurgery, General Surgery.

Course Delivery Format

This course is delivered entirely online. It consists of a series of comprehensive lectures by a professor in the subject, appropriately annotated with slides, animations and wherever necessary, interactive content. The delivery offers tremendous flexibility. You may pause a teacher while you refer to your textbooks (not includes) and to take notes. You may also rewind a segment to listen to the teacher again or you may skip a slide or two if you already know that bit. You may bookmark a segment that you wish to return to later, maybe to refresh just before your exams.  While the lessons in this course may be arranged in a particular order based on our curriculum, you have the flexibility to take them in order of your preference based on your personalized learning needs.


Sno Chapter Lecturer Name No of Lectures No of Hours
1st BHMS
Homoeopathic Pharmacy
I General Concepts and Orientation 0 8
1. History of pharmacy with emphasis on emergence of homoeopathic pharmacy
2. Official homoeopathic pharmacopoea (German, Britain U.S.A, India)
3. Important terminologies like scientific names, common names synonyms
4. Definitions in homoeopathic pharmacy
5. Components of pharmacy
6. Weights and measurements
7. Nomenclature of homoeopathic drugs with their anomalies
II Raw Material: Drugs And Vehicles 34
1. Sources of drugs(taxonomic classification with reference to utility)
2. Collection of drug substances
3. Vehicles
4. Homoeopathic pharmaceurical instruments & applicances
III Homoeopathic Pharmaceutics 23
1. Mother tincture and its prparation - old and new methods
2. Various scales used in homoeopathic pharmacy
3. Drug dynamisation or potentisation
4. External applications
5. Doctrine of signature
6. Posology
7. Prescription(including abbrevations)
8. Concepts of placebo
9. Pharmaconomy - routes of administration
10. Dispensing of medicines
11. Basics of adverse drug reactions and pharmacovigilance
IV Pharmacodynamics 17
1. Homoeopathic pharmacodynamics
2. Drug proving
3. Pharmacological action of drugs listed in Appendix - A
V Quality Control 9
1. Standardisation of homoeopathic medicines, raw materials and finished products
2. Good manufacturing practices, industrial pharmacy.
3. Homoeopathic pharmacopoea laboratory - functions and activities, realting to quality control of drugs.
VI Legislations pertainning to pharmacy 6
1. The drugs and cosmetics act, 1940(in relation to homoeopathy)
2. Drugs and cosmetics rules, 1945(in realtion to homoeopathy)
3. Poisons act, 1919
4. The narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances Act, 1985
5. Drugs and magic remedies Act 1954
6. Medicinal and toilet preparations Act, 1955
List of drugs included in the syllabus of pharmacy for study of pharmacological action:
1. Aconitum napellus
2. Adonis vernalis
3. Allium cepa
4. Argentum nitricum
5. Arsenicum album
6. Atropa bellaconna
7. Cactus grandiflorus
8. Cantharis vesicatoria
9. Cannabis indica
10. Cannabis sativa
11. Cinchona officinalis
12. Coffea cruda
13. Crataegus oxycantha
14. Crotalus horridus
15. Gelsemium sempervirens
16. Glonoinum
17. Hydrastis Canadensis
18. Hyoscyamus niger
19. Kali bichromicum
20. Lachesis
21. Lithium carbonicum
22. Mercurius corrosives
23. Naja tripudians
24. Nitricum acidum
25. Nux vomica
26. Passiflora incarnate
27. Stannum metallicum
28. Stramonium
29. Symphytum officinale
30. Tabacum
List of drugs for identification
I Vegetable kingdom
1. Aegele folia
2. Anacardium orientale
3. Andrographis paniculate
4. Calendula officinalis
5. Cassia sophera
6. Cinchona officinalis
7. Cocculus indicus
8. Coffea cruda
9. Colocynthis
10. Crocus sativa
11. Croton tiglium
12. Cynodon dactylon
13. Ficus religiosa
14. Holarrhena antidysentrica
15. Hydrocotyle asciatica
16. Justicia adhatoda
17. Lobelia inflate
18. Nux vomica
19. Ocimum sanctum
20. Opium
21. Rauwolfia serpentine
22. Rheum
23. Saraca indica
24. Senna
25. Stramonium
26. Vinca minor
II Chemicals or minerals
1. Aceticum acidum
2. Alumina
3. Argentums metallicum
4. Argentums nitricum
5. Arsenicum album
6. Calcarea carbonica
7. Carbo vegetabilis
8. Graphites
9. Magnesium phosphorica
10. Natrum muriaticum
11. Sulphur
III Animal kingdom
1. Apis mellifica
2. Blatta orientalis
3. Formica rufa
4. Sepia
5. Tarantula cubensis
1. Introductory lectures
1.1. Evolution of medical practice of the ancients (Prehistoric medicine, Greek Medicine, Chinese medicine, Hindu medicine and Renaissance) and tracing the empirical, rationlistic and vitalistic thoughts. 2
1.2. Short history of Hahnemann's life, his contributions, and discovery of homoeopathy, situation leading to discovery of Homoeopathy 2
1.3. Brief life history and contributions of early pioneers of homoeopathy like C.V. Boenninghausen, J.T. Kent, C. Hering, Rajendra Lai Dutta, M.L. Sircar 5
1.4. History and Development of Homoeopathy in India, U.S.A. and European countries 2
1.5. Fundamental Principles of Homoeopathy. 2
1.6. Basic concept of: 2
1.6.1 Health: Hahnemann's concept and modern concept.
1.6.7 Disease: Hahnemann's concept and modern concept
1.6.3 Cure.
1.7. Different editions and constructions of Hahnemann's Organon of medicine 3
2. Logic
1. To understand Organon of medicine and homoeopathic philosophy, it is essential to be acquainted with the basics of LOGIC to grasp inductive and deductive reasonings.
2. Preliminary lecturers on inductive and deductive logic (with reference to philosophy book of Stuart Close (Chapter 3 -Schools of Philosophy and 16-
3. The Logic of Homoeopathy)
3. Psychology 8
3.1 Basics of Psychology.
3.2. Study of behaviour and intelligence.
3.3. Basics concepts of Sensations.
3.4. Emotoiin, Motivation, Personality, Anxiety, Conflict, Frustration, Depression, Fear, Psychosomatic Manifestations
3.5 Dreams.
4. Aphorisms 1 to 28 of organon of medicine. 15
5. Homoeopathic Prophylaxis 2
Homeopathic Materia Medica
General topic of Materia Medica including introductory lecutres
a) Basic Materia Medica
1) Basic concept of Materia Medica
2) Basic construction of various Materia Medicas
3) Definition of Materia Medica
b) Homoeopathic Materia Medica
1) Definition of Homoeopathic Medica
2) Basic concept and construction of Homoeopathic Materia Medica
3) Classification of Homoeopathic Materia Medica
4) Sources of Homoeopathic Materia Medica
5) Scope and limitations of Homoeopathic Materia Medica

Are the lectures downloadable?

No, you cannot download the lectures. All the lectures have to be viewed online.

Is there any difference in 50 hrs and 200 hrs? Can I subscribe to 50 hours and then add more time in case I need to?

Apart from the number of hours, there is no difference in the course content. In case you want to selectively study some topics, for example, you could take the 50 hour pack and view the lessons selectively, even though all topics will be available. You can “”top-up”” your account in case you want more time. It’s just like buying talk time on your pre-paid mobile phone!

What is the Course Access Key?

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In case I am able to complete 50 hours of learning in 1 month, can I still access the course material?

No. The course will expire upon 50 hours of use or completion of 90 days from the date of subscription, whichever is earlier.

In case I am able to complete 200 hours of learning in four months, can I still access the course material?

No. The course will expire upon 200 hours of use or completion of 1 year from the date of subscription, whichever is earlier.

Can I view any Topic or Subject or Lecture as I wish? Is it also possible to learn from two or more subjects at a time?

Yes, you get access to any lecture from any subject (or even more than one subject) as per your choice and view it as many times in the subscribed timeframe.

What do you mean by Interactive Sessions?

This program provides many Interactive features never available before. This includes the ability to Pause the lecture, Play the lecture from any given point, Rewind to portions of the lecture, Fast Forward to any point and listen to any topic more than once. In addition, at some places you can get additional learning material in the form of text notes and additional slides. You can wish to see the slides Zoomed-in with Voice over only or also see the speaker and slides. You can also attempt MCQs in between or at the end of the lecture. All this by interactively making your choices on the screen – after all, every person has his or her own way of learning!

Can I pay through Credit Card in INR (Indian Rupee).

Yes, you can pay the course fee through your Credit Card in Indian Rupees. This payment is authenticated through the ICICI 3D Secure payment gateway ensuring the absolute safety of such a transaction.

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