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Fall 2017
Nov 22, 2017
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PHAR 604 - Medicinal Plants/Pharmacognosy
Plants have provided drug models for more than a quarter of pharmaceuticals in use today, including digoxin, warfarin, morphine, and Taxol. This  course will cover the  traditional and modern uses of  medicinal plants, and compare the pharmacocologic effects of herbal medicinal products and synthetic drugs. The risks and benefits of St. John's wort, echinacea, ginkgo, ginger, and other popular  phytomedicines will be discussed.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Recitation

Pharmacology Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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