Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9303095252007Phytotherapy-ICompulsory118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide students to be able to have knowledge and experience on activities, legal arrangements, production, toxicity potentials and interacitons of herbal products in pharmaceuticals.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Ulvi Zeybek, Prof. Dr. Canan Karaalp, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gözde Elgin, Assoc. Prof. Dr.Bintuğ Öztürk, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şüra Baykan
Learning Outcomes
1To be capable of discussing the ethical and legistative facts on phytotheraphy.
2To be capable of evaluating the evidence based usage of phytotherapeuticals considering the possible interactions and adverse effects.
3To be capable of comprehending stages of herbal product production.
4To be capable of listing the evolution and contemporary usages of phytotheraphy
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Legal regulations and marketing of herbal products, medicinal plant cultivation, drug preparation principles, international standarts of herbal drug production, potential toxicity of medicinal plants, aromatherapy, nutraceuticals, stages of herbal drug production, detoxication, herbal teas, evolution and contemporary phytotheraphy, phytocosmetics, case studies.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Legal regulations and marketing of herbal products.
2Medicinal plant cultivation, drug preparation principles.
3International standarts of herbal drug production.
4Potential toxicity of medicinal plants.
5Aromatherapy.
6Nutraceuticals.
7Stages of herbal drug production.
8Detoxication.
9Herbal teas.
10Evolution and contemporary phytotheraphy.
11Phytocosmetics.
12Mid term examination.
13Case studies.
14Seminar presentation.Seminar presentation.
15General overview.
16Final examination.
Recommended or Required Reading
The handbook of clinically tested herbal remedies, Cilt 1, 2 Barrett Marilyn, Hawthorn Herbal Press, 2004 Rational phytotherapy: a physician's guide to herbal medicine, Volker, Rudolf Hänsel,Varro E. Tyler, Springer 2001. The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs, Mark Blumenthal, et al., 2003. Duke, J. A., CRC Handbook of Medicinal spices, CRC Press, 2003. The essential guide to herbal safety, Simon Mills,Kerry Bone, Elsevier, 2005
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination13030
Final Examination13030
Attending Lectures14456
Discussion4416
Seminar13030
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14040
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)242
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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