Brief Introduction: Department of Dravyaguna is one of the oldest Departments of Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University since its inception i.e. 1927. Teaching and Research are the essential component of the Department. Apart from undergraduate and Post-Graduate teaching, Ph.D. scholars are also registered in the Department. This Department deals with Medicinal plants of Ayurvedic Classics, their identification, properties, action and therapeutic uses in accordance with fundamental Principles of Ayurveda.