AGADATANTRA EVAM VIDHI VAIDYAKA
- Agadatantra or toxicology is a branch of Ashtanga Ayurveda, which includes the science of poisons.
- It deals with properties, effects and management of poison of animate & inanimate origin.
- In detail study of Agadas i.e. Visha virodhi Dravyas or Visha virodhi kalpas, which are used since human history itself. It also deals with the law related to poisons.
- Forensic medicine and medical jurisprudence is part of this department.
- Forensic medicine (Vyavahara Ayurveda) deals with medical aspect of law & Medical jurisprudence (Vidhi vaidyaka) deals with legal aspect of medicine.