Pharmacology & Toxicology Department is engaged in evaluation of the safety & efficacy of medicinal plants and formulations used in traditional practices. The department envisages employing various approaches to address the complex biological action of phyto-constituents adopting conventional as well as alternative model organisms, newer tools & technologies. It carries out pharmacological characterization & toxicological profiling of medicinal plants which aid in identification of bioactive fractions and phytoconstituents and guidance on evidence based safe and rational use of medicinal plants.