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The first book of pharmacognosy and herbal medicine published in Turkish pharmaceutical literature after half a century

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The first book of Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine, which was added to Turkish pharmaceutical literature after half a century, has been published.

The Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of the Near East, the Head of the Department of Pharmacognosy, Professor Dr. Kemal Hüsnü Can Başer and the retired Professor, Professor Dr. Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, have published a book written by Neşe Kırmızıer.

Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of the Near East, Head of the Department of Pharmacognosy Prof. Dr. K. Hüsnü Can Başer and his student, retired faculty member Prof. Dr. The 640-page book on Pharmacognosy and Herbal Medicine, which is touted as one of the most important works brought to Turkish pharmaceutical literature by Neşe Kırmızıer in recent years, has been published.

A new pharmacognosy manual hasn’t been written since the 1970s

“In 182, as we celebrate the 2021st year of scientific pharmacy, we are faced with the fact that although there are dozens of faculties of pharmacy in Turkey and TRNC, no current pharmacognosy manual has been written since. the 1970s, “said Professor Dr K. Hüsnü Can BaÅŸer said:” We have prepared this book with the aim of sharing our knowledge with all pharmacy students. The fact that Phytotherapy, which has been on the agenda in our country as well as around the world in recent years, is taught as a compulsory course in many faculties, has revealed the need to present up-to-date information in this field with Pharmacognosy. In addition to general information on pharmacognosy, our book also includes information on groups of active substances and the use of related drugs in herbal medicine.

In addition to the faculties of pharmacy, the book can be used as a modern textbook in the faculties of agriculture, food engineering and health sciences; It is stated that it can be an important and reliable source for people interested in herbal medicine and aromatherapy.

teacher. Dr K. Hüsnü Can BaÅŸer, “Pharmacognosy, as the science of medicinal and aromatic plants, is an important professional course in the pharmacy education program.”

Professor K. Hüsnü Can BaÅŸer said that pharmacognosy is a scientific and cultural study of substances obtained from natural sources and used in the treatment of diseases (therapeutic) or preventive (prophylactic). teacher. Dr BaÅŸer said: “Pharmacognosy, in general terms, is an important professional course in the curriculum of pharmacy as a science of medicinal and aromatic plants. Herbal medicine means “treatment with plants”.

Information about the book can be found at istanbultip.com.tr/urun/farmakognozi-ve-fitoterapi/.


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