Department of Maruthuva Thaavara Iyal (Medicinal Botany)
The subject deals with the History and Importance of Medicinal Plants, Plant biology, Plant Anatomy, Ecology and Plant Tissue Culture as well as Plant Pharmacology. The highly qualified staff under the department provides both theoretical and practical knowledge of Plant Taxonomy, Morphology, Anatomy, Medicinal uses and the Identification of plants. The Department boasts of a very big Herbal Garden with a collection of more than 600 different and rare species of Medicinal Plants. The Department of Medicinal Botany organizes periodical Seminars & Conferences ('Sai Med Plant') with the guest lectures of eminent Scientists in order to encourage the students to undertake research along with their academic curriculum.