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Phytotherapy, Code PG807

Aim of the Course

After completion of the course, the student should have the knowledge and skills that enable her / him for the uses of herbal medicine as a type of alternative medicine or complementary medicine for treatment of the diseases of different organs. The student has an overview over different pharmaceuticals containing natural herbs available on the mark, knowing the possible uses, side effects mechanism of actions and contra indication of their components. Develop skills and knowledge about herbal drugs concerning their active constituents, mechanism of action, medical application, dose and dosage form, contra-indications and side effects.

Course Contents

  • Introduction, principles and strategies.
  • Risks and drug interactions.
  • Endocrine system.
  • Cardiovascular system.
  • Gastrointestinal system.
  • Skeletal system.
  • Respiratory system.
  • Reproductive system.
  • Nervous system.
  • Urinary system.
  • Industry related topic [given by an industry representative]

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