Agadatantra came to light as one of the eight branches of Ayurveda, the Indian system of medicine disciplined and has evolved a lot over the years. Agadatantra mainly deals with the toxicological aspect of Ayurveda and code of conducts relevant to the field of medical practices including Ayurveda professional medical ethics and duty of Ayurveda physician towards patient and state. Forensic Medicine and toxicology is part of Ayurveda Undergraduate studies as AgadaTantra Vyavahara Ayurveda evum Vidhivaidyaka.
Literally, gada means a disease and agada means any agent which makes the body free from disease; however, the term agada is used specifically for the branch of medicine dealing with toxicology, the description of the different types of poisons, and their antidotes. This deals with a section of toxicology that deals with food poisoning, snakebites, dog bites, insect bites, etc. The elaborate classification of visha and the agadayogas (antitoxic formulations) are contributions useful in diagnosis, prognosis and treatments are discussed as curriculum of Third Year BAMS.
|SL.No||Name of the staff||Image||Qualification||Teacher’s code||Designation||Experience|
|1||Dr.Rajin.P.V||BAMS,MD(Ayu)Dravyaguna Vigyan||AYDG00407||HOD & Associate Professor||5 years 10 month|
|2||Dr Seleena V||BAMS,MD(Ayu)||AYAT00554||Assistant professor||1 years 8 month|