The Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Committee was reconstituted by Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide their letter No. X.19018j21j76-Homoeo. dated 30th November 1976. After completion of Volume III of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India, the Committee had finalised 60 monographs for the fourth volume including four monographs on Nosodes.
The Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Committee was again reconstituted by Govt. of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide letter No. X.19018j26j79-Homoeo., dated the 12to November, 1981, the New Committee had finalised 47 monographs for the fourth volume.
As in the earlier volumes the material in this volume consists of the following items besides 107 monographs:
3. General Notices
The fourth volume of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India is presented to Govt. of India.
The Government of India constituted in 1962, a Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Committee for the purpose of preparing the Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India with the following objects:
(1)To Prepare a Pharmacopoeia of Homoeopathic drugs where therapeutics usefulness have been proved the lines of the American, German and British Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia;
(2)To lay down principle and standards for the preparation of Homoeopathic drugs;
(3)To lay down test of identity, quality, purity; and
(4)Such other matters as are incidental and necessary for the preparation of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia.
The Committee Prepared 180 monographs which comprised Volume I of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India (1971).
This Committee was reconstituted by Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare vide letter No. F. 1.3/71-HPC dated 22nd. December, 1971. The objects of the Committee were enlarged to prepare Homoeopathic Pharmaceutical Codex. It prepared 100 monographs which comprised Volume II of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India (1974).
The term of the reconstituted Committee was further extended by Govt. of India, vide letter No. X. 19018/21/76-Homoeo. Dated 30th November 1976. It prepared 105 monographs which comprised Volume III of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India (1978).
Three Volumes of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India have already been published as follows:
|Volume I of H.P.I.||Comrising monographs of||180||drugs published||in||1971|
|Volume II of H.P.I.||Comrising monographs of||100||drugs published||in||1974|
|Volume III of H.P.I.||Comrising monographs of||105||drugs published||in||1978|
The present Volume IV comprises of 107 monographs, including four monographs on Nosodes. Although the general notices and general instructions are mainly contained in Volume I of H.P.I. (1971), some amendments have been made subsequently in Volume II (1974) and Volume III of H.P.I. (1978) which should be deemed to be applicable to the contents of all the volumes published so far pending formal revision of the text in each in the revised edition.
|List of Monographs||xiii|
|I||Materials and solutions employed in Tests||109|
|II||Solutions Employed in Volumetric Determinations||125|
|III||Indicators Employed in Volumetric Determinations||127|
|VII||Qualitative Reactions of some common substances & radicals||129|
|XXII||Determination of Viscosity||130|
|XXIII||Test for Pyrogens||131|
|XXV||Oxygen Flask Method||134|
|XXVI||Preparation of Nosodes||136|
Item Code: NAN988 Cover: Paperback Edition: 1999 Publisher: The Controller of Publications, Civil Lines, New Delhi Language: English Size: 11.5 inch X 8.5 inch Pages: 162 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 410 gms