Description
Phytochemistry
4 Undergraduate Credits
This course takes students on an in-depth tour of the fundamental principles of pharmacognosy (the knowledge of medicinal plant preparations and extracts) and phytochemistry (literally, plant? chemistry) as they apply to the clincial practice of botanical medicine.

The plan of study will examine the major categories and subcategories of herbal constituents in order to provide a reasonalbe framework for understading how molescules contribute to an herb's observale actions. The students will practice how to judge botanical potency, and principles of extratciton, snergy, and variability. Colorful 3-D molecular models, diagrams, and plant photgraphs help to bring the concepts to life for the visually-oriented leaner
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
4
Component
Laboratory - Required
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
CHEM 450
Academic Group
School of Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Natural Sciences
Campus
Coppin State University
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisite: CHEM 101