2C13BSB005 - Medicinal plants

Course specification
Type of study Master academic studies
Study programme
Course title Medicinal plants
Acronym Status Semester Number of classes ECTS
2C13BSB005 elective 2 2L + 2E 5.0
Lecturer/Associate (practicals)
Prerequisite Form of prerequisites
Anatomy of plants, Morphology of plants Passed exam
Learning objectives
Introduction with importance, distribution, and utilization of the most significant medicinal plants
Learning outcomes
Students will learn about the importance of medicinal plants, understand their utilization in phytopharmacy and define their distribution. Also, they will learn how to use these plants in preventing illnesses.
heoretical teaching: Proper steps in harvest and desiccation of medicinal plants. Medicinal ingredients. Medicinal plants in phytopharmacy. Botanical characteristics of the most significant medicinal and toxic species (morphological, ecological, histological, or anatomical). Usage in treatment (traditional and modern utilization, with the accent on immunobiotic, immunostimulant, and anticancer effects of plants). Cultivation of medicinal plants. Practical teaching: Learning about morphology and anatomy of medicinal plants on natural samples.
Teaching Methods
Lectures, laboratory practice and consultations
  1. Lukić i sar. (1988): Medicinal plants of SR Serbia. Beograd.
  2. Kojić,M.,Stamenković,V.,Jovanović,D. (1998): Medicinal plants of southwest Serbia. Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva, Beograd.
  3. Kovačević, N. (2000): Basics of pharmacognosy. NK Beograd.
  4. Životić, D., Životić, Dragana (1977): Medicinal plants in tradicional medicine. Beograd.
  5. Esen, K. (1965) : Plant anatomy. Ney York – London (Original title)
Evaluation and grading
2 tests of laboratory practice 2 tests engagement in teaching seminary work practical exam oral exam