Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300002452008PHARMACEUTICAL BOTANY-ICompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the pharmceutical botany-1 lesson is, to had a knowledge on the basic concepts of the pharmaceutical botany, botanical properties, distribution, drugs, chemical contents and uses of medicinal open/closed seed plants systematically.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ulvi ZEYBEK, Prof. Dr. Canan KARAALP, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gözde ELGİN CEBE, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bintuğ ÖZTÜRK, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şüra BAYKAN, Dr. Serdar DEMİR
Learning Outcomes
1To be capable of understand the main principles of cultivation of medicinal plant and drug preparing
2To be capable of understand the importance of identifying and standardization of medicinal plants in pharmaceutical product preparation
3To be capable of understand the national and international standarts on herbal medicine production
4To be capable of conceive the main principles of aromatherapy
5To be capable of conceive the notable main principles on using medicinal plants for therapy purposes
6To be capable of understand of properties and usage in pharmacy of pharmaceutical fungus, lichens, algs and kriptogams with transmission branches
7To be capable of understand the properties of pharmaceutical open seed plants and their usage in pharmacy
8To be capable of list and understand the general botanical properties of closed seed plants and compare them with open seed plants
9To be capable of list, understand and and compare the general botanical specifications of monocotyledones and dicotyledones
10To be capable of conceive the writing the flower formula and to be able to write a formula using different plant’s morfological properties
11To be capable of understand the concept of flower diagram drawing, draw a formula from diagram/diagram from formula
12To be capable of describe the science of pharmaceutical botany and to conceive using plants in therapy within the context of different fields and historical development
13To be capable of conceive the systematical steps, rules of denomination of Latin names of plants and their drugs
14To be capable of conceive the main principles of plant systematics
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
Introduction to pharmaceutical botany. General evaluation of the place of the herapeutical plants. Systematical degrees-rules of the Latin nomenclature of plants and drugs. Plant taxonomy. Identification and standardization of medicinal plants. Main principles of cultivation of medicinal plants and druu preparations. Inernaional sandarts of plant originated medicinal products. Attentions of using medicinal plants for therappeutical purposes. General evaluation of Aromatherapy. Mycophyta, Lichenes, Phycophyta, Bryophyta, Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae, Angiospermae
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to pharmaceutical botany
2General evaluation of the place of the therapeutical plants
3Sysematical degrees-rules of the Latin nomenclature of plants and drugs
4Plant taxonomy
5Identification and standardization of medicinal plants
6Main principle of cultivation of medicinal plants and drug preparations
7International standarts of plant originated medicinal products
8Attentions of using medicinal plants for therapeutical purposes.
9General evaluation of aromatherapy
10Introduction to cryptogames - Mycophyta
11Lichenes
12Algs, introduction to Phycophyta, general evaluation of Turkish sea algs
13Bryophyta, Pteridophyta
14Gymnospermae
15Angiospermae
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Recommended or Required Reading
1. Zeybek N., Zeybek U, Saygıner B., “Farmasötik Botanik, Cryptogamae ve Gymnospermae Sistematiği ve Önemli Maddeleri”, E.Ü.Eczacılık Fakültesi, Veliağagil Süs Bitkileri Kitaplar Serisi No:11,Bornova-İzmir, 2003. 2. Zeybek U., Zeybek N., “Farmasötik Botanik, Angiospermae Sistematiği ve Önemli Maddeleri”, E.Ü.Eczacılık Fakültesi Yayınları No:3 , Bornova-İzmir, 2002. 3. Tanker N., Koyuncu M., Coşkun M., “Farmasötik Botanik”, Anakara Üniversitesi Eczacılık Fakültesi Yayınları No:88, Ankara, 2004. 4. Davis P.H., (Ed.), “Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands”, Vol.1-10 University Press, Edinburgh. 5. Baytop T., “Türkiye’de Bitkiler ile Tedavi”, 2. baskı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri Ltd.Şti., İstanbul. 6. Seçmen Ö. ve ark., “Tohumlu Bitkiler Sistematiği”, E.Ü.Fen Fakültesi Kitaplar serisi No.116, İzmir, 1995. 7. Max Wichtl (Ed.), “Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals”, 3th Edition, CRC Pres, medpharm Scientific Publishers Stuttgart-Germany, 2004.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures15115
Report Preparation2816
Individual Study for Homework Problems155
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Reading15115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)91
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