University of Technology Sydney

99650 Pharmacology of Chinese Herbal Medicine

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Requisite(s): 99567 Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine


The subject utilises the latest research on Chinese herbal medicines. Students are provided with up-to-date scientific knowledge of commonly used traditional Chinese medicinal herbs, including the botanical description, active constituents, pharmacological actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects, toxicity and Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) regulatory status (if applicable). The interactions between Chinese herbs and orthodox drugs is also discussed.

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Autumn session, City campus

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