General objective

The student will get an overview of the Western Medical Herbal Medicine since its historical origin. From the discovery of the medicinal properties of plants, their mechanisms of action and the different methods of preparation and administration. It will know the main medicinal plants of the Mexican and Western Herbolaria of common use and the scientific and traditional information that supports their applications.

Specific objectives

The student will be able to distinguish the vegetal drugs that are commercialized and their physical quality.
Will be able to advise on the use and administration of various herbal preparations for the treatment of common diseases. You will be able to discern the use of plants by systems and by their action on the organism.

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