VLRL041 Medicinal plants

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
doc. PharmDr. Jan Juřica, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Kubátová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PharmDr. Jana Rudá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Renata Bláblová (assistant)
Mgr. Kristýna Nosková, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
MUDr. Jana Pistovčáková, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Regina Demlová, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. MUDr. Regina Demlová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Pharmacology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 5. 3. to Fri 1. 6. Mon 16:00–17:40 A19/326
Prerequisites (in Czech)
VLFA0722p Pharmacology - L
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course on Medicinal Plants will provide students with the state-of-the-art pharmacodynamic parameters and therapeutic potential of herbal medications grouping them by their specific actions and discussing interactions with conventional medicine.
  • Medicinal Plants course
  • 1. MEDICINAL PLANTS - Terminology and classification of natural medicines. Plants according to their use. Adverse effects of medicinal plants. Safety of the use of preparations of plant medicines.
  • 2. MEDICINAL PLANTS - Pharmacognosy. The active constituents of drug plants. Plant medicines, registration on the market.
  • 3. MEDICINAL PLANTS and the central and peripheral nervous system, analgesics.
  • 4. MEDICINAL PLANTS and the respiratory tract, drug-fytochemicals interactions.
  • 5. State Holiday
  • 6.MEDICINAL PLANTS and the cardiovascular system.
  • 7. MEDICINAL PLANTS and the gastrointestinal tract
  • MEDICINAL PLANTS and urogenital tract. 8.
  • 9. MEDICINAL PLANTS in dermatology and cosmetics.
  • 10. MEDICINAL PLANTS in oncolgoy and immunology, drug interactions.
  • 11. Systemic enzymotherapy, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents.
  • 12. MEDICINAL PLANTS- antidiabetics, hypolipidemics, virostatics, antihelmintics, insecticides.
  • 13. Colloquium
    required literature
  • Učební texty dostupné přímo v IS MU ve studijních materiálech předmětu VLRL041 - Léčivé rostliny
    recommended literature
  • Farmakognózia - Tomko Jozef a kolektiv, Osveta, Martin, 1999, ISBN 80-8063-014-3
  • Přírodní toxiny a jedy - Hrdina Vratislav. a kolektiv, Galén, Praha, 2004, ISBN 80-7262-256-0
  • Trease and Evans' Pharmacognosy, 16th Edition - Elsevier,2009 ISBN 9780702029349
    not specified
  • Český lékopis 2017, Grada Publishing, Praha 2017, vybrané kapitoly a články. ISBN: 978-80-271-0500-7, https://www.databazeknih.cz/knihy/cesky-lekopis-2017-1-4-dil-362909
  • Český lékopis 2017, ISBN: 859-404-924-045-6, elektronická verze: https://www.databazeknih.cz/dalsi-vydani/cesky-lekopis-2017-elektronicka-verze-362910
Teaching methods
During the studying the students can acquire the knowledge of the therapeutical use of medicinal plants at the lectures with the possibility to discuss the particular topics with the pharmacology teacher.
Assessment methods
The students have to prove the active knowledge of pharmacology of medicinal plants. They have to pass the final multiple-choice test to get the credit.They are asked to answer to multiple-choice questions (1 or more correct answers are possible to each question). The test contains 25 questions. One point is granted for each correctly answered question. No point will be distracted for an incorrect answer to the multiple-choice question. The summary of the score obtained is evaluated. A criterion for receiving the credit is the summary score higher or equal to the 50% points of the maximum score obtained, i.e. a minimum of 13 completely correctly answered questions required.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět si mohou zapsat pouze studenti LF v 8.-12.semestru studia.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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