Information Package / Course Catalogue
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Course Code: TABİ303
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Learning of classification, importance, morphological properties, cultivation, medicinal and aromatic products, and utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants.

Course Content

History of medicinal and aromatic plants, medicinal and aromatic plants in Turkey and World, classification of medicinal and aromatic plants, economic importance of medicinal and aromatic plants, morphological properties, cultivation, extraction methods, herbal medicines, essential oils and aromatherapy

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Ali ERKUL
Learning Outcomes
1. Learning of economic importance of map (=medicinal and aromatic plants)
2. Classification of map
3.Learning of morphological properties of map
4. Learning of cultivation of map
5. Learning of herbal medicines
6. Learning of essential oils and aromatherapy
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Tıbbi ve Aromatik Bitkiler Bilimi ve Teknolojisi, Prof.Dr. Hasan Baydar
2.Tıbbi Bitkiler I, Prof.Dr.Ayhan Ceylan
3.Tıbbi ve Aromatik Bitkilerin Yetiştiriciliği, Anadolu Üniversitesi Yayınları, Eskişehir, 2010.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
History of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 2 - Theoretical
Medicinal and aromatic plants in Turkey and World
Week 3 - Theoretical
Classification of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 4 - Theoretical
Economic importance of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 5 - Theoretical
Morphological properties of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 6 - Theoretical
Morphological properties of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 7 - Theoretical
Morphological properties of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 10 - Theoretical
Cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 11 - Theoretical
Cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants
Week 12 - Theoretical
Extraction methods
Week 13 - Theoretical
Herbal medicines
Week 14 - Theoretical
Essential oils
Week 15 - Theoretical
Aromatherapy
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Individual Work141014
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1314
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-9
PÇ-10
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