15:153 Medicinal Plants [Behravan]

Prerequisite: Nil.

Plants with medicinal properties will be described and details given for identification, distribution, cultivation, active constituents, and preparation. Plants will be organized by body systems affected. A selection of representative plants globally will be combined with an emphasis on species found in our region. Plants that are poisonous if ingested or that cause irritation on contact will be outlined, as well as stimulants and narcotics.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Javad Behravan