Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General Information about the Course

Course Code: ECH 215
Course Title: Herbal products
Course Semester: 7. Semester / Fall
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
2 0 2 3
Language of instruction: TR
Prerequisite of the course: No
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Level of course:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Course Lecturer(s): Lect. Melahat Seda Aydın

Purpose and content of the course

Course Objectives: Comprehensive transfer of studies on active substances with many biological effects and herbal sources from which these substances are obtained.
Transferring the use of products obtained from herbal sources as preventive and therapeutic in different diseases
Course Objective: To teach the preventive and therapeutic use of medicinal herbal products, their effects on human health, drug and food interactions, and their use in special situations such as pediatrics, geriatrics and pregnancy.
Mode of Delivery: Face to face

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
  1) 1) learns the concepts of herbal tea. 2) knows the historical development of herbal teas.
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
  1) Recognizes herbal teas. Learns how to prepare herbal tea.
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)
  1) Knows the compositions of herbal teas

Course Topics

Week Subject
Related Preparation Pekiştirme
1) Description and History of herbal products
2) Ethical Approach to Herbal Products
3) Taxonomy of Plants
4) Preparation and use of herbal tea mixtures
5) Herbal Products Used in Weight Loss
6) Anti-Aging Herbal Products
7) Cosmetic Product Components Used for Antiaging Purposes
8) Herbal Products Used in Respiratory System Diseases
9) Immune System Products
10) Antidiarrheals, Products Effective for the Cardiovascular System
11) Products Effective on Liver, Gallbladder and Stomach
12) Central Nervous System stimulants
13) Laxative, Purgative Products
References: -Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy, Simon Mills and Kerry Bone, Modern Herbal Medicine, Churchill Livingstone, London, 2000.
-Professional's Handbook of Complementary Alternative Medicine, CW Fetrow, JR Avila, Third Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004.
-Plants in Cosmetics, V. Silano, G. Patri, Strasbourg : Council of Europe Publishing, 2002.

Ders - Program Öğrenme Kazanım İlişkisi

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Program Outcomes
1) Absorbs concepts related to all sub-fields of psychology (Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Learning Psychology, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sports Psychology, etc.).
2) Explains the theories of psychology and human behavior based on theoretical foundations.
3) Explains the substructures of human and animal cognitive processes in the nervous system.
4) Conducts independent research within the framework of scientific principles.
5) Examines the emergence of psychology as a discipline, its development, and the process of decomposition into sub-fields in a historical perspective.
6) Applies the basic principles of psychological assessment.
7) Comprehends the cognitive, emotional and behavioral characteristics of people in working life.
8) Conducts scientific research for problems related to the subjects he/she is interested in.
9) Applies group dynamics and techniques that form the basis of the human-to-human communication process.
10) Learns contemporary information-processing and professional devices.
11) Evaluates human behavior in society in both ordinary and extraordinary situations.
12) Transforms the basic ethics, principles, values and rules of psychology into behavior.

Course Teaching, Learning Methods

Q & A
Case Problem Solving/ Drama- Role/ Case Management
Quantitative Problem Solving
Group Study / Assignment
Individual Assignment
WEB-based Learning
Practice in Field
Project Preparation
Report Writing
Social Activity
Occupational Activity
Occupational Trip
Application (Modelling, Design, Model, Simulation, Experiment et.)
Thesis Preparation
Field Study
Student Club and Council Activities
Interview and Oral Conversation
Watching a movie
Bibliography preparation
Oral, inscribed and visual knowledge production
Taking photographs
Mapping and marking
Reading maps
Copying textures
Creating a library of materials

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance % 0
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Practice Exam % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments % 0
Presentation % 0
Project % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Field Study % 0
Article Critical % 0
Article Writing % 0
Module Group Study % 0
Brainstorming % 0
Role Playing + Dramatizing % 0
Out of Class Study % 0
Preliminary Work, Reinforcement % 0
Application Repetition etc. % 0
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) % 0
Project Preparation + Presentation % 0
Report Preparation + Presentation % 0
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting % 0
Oral examination % 0
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 60
Report Submission % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Kanaat Notu % 0
Committee % 0
Yazma Ödev Dosyası % 0
Portfolio % 0
Take-Home Exam % 0
Logbook % 0
Discussion % 0
Participation % 0
total % 100
total % 100

Calculation of Workload and ECTS Credits

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 28
Practice Exam
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Article Critical
Article Writing
Module Group Study
Role Playing + Dramatizing
Out-of-Class Study (Pre-study, Reinforcement, Practice Review, etc.)
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.)
Project Preparation + Presentation
Report Preparation + Presentation
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting
Oral examination
Preparing for Midterm Exams
Preparing for the General Exam
Take-Home Exam
Total Workload 28
ECTS (30 saat = 1 AKTS ) 0