PHAR 261 Natural Therapies I

PHAR 261 Natural Therapies I

Department offering the course: Pharmaceutical Sciences     
Level [Semester]: One [Spring]

Basic Information
Total Credit Hours: 3   
Lecture: 2   
Practical: 2 
Professional Information
Overall Aims of Course
This course gives the students the theoretical knowledge and practical skills regarding medicinal plants organs (aerial parts, medicinal flowers). Furthermore, intensive information and practical skills regarding medicinal constituents and uses in addition to chemical tests. These information and skills help the students to properly identify medicinal drugs of natural origin. Further emphasis on the role of pharmacist in patient counselling of single herbal medication is considered.

Prerequisite: PHAR 251 Natural Medicine And Nutritional Supplements

Time Table:
Lecture:  Mon 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
               Th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lab : 
Wed 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Wed 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wed 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm        

Office Hours: Th 8:00 am – 10:00 am        

Assessment  Methods:
- Written examinations  to assess knowledge base  and intellectual qualities
- Practical examination to assess practical and professional skills
- Assignments  to assess intellectual  and professional skills

List of References:
- Essential Books(Text Books):
- Wallis “Text Book of Pharmacognosy” CBS Publishers and Distributers, New Delhi India (1985).
- Evans, W., “Pharmacognosy” 15th Ed. W.B. Samders Company Ltd. London (2004)
- Jackson, B. and Snowdon, D. “Powdered Vegetable Drugs” J and A Churchill Ltd., London (1968).