CHEM 206 Herbal Medicines and Remedies

Focuses on the science of herbal medications, which have been used for centuries in many societies. Students in this course will travel to one or more destinations where they will explore the cultural and medical aspects of local folk remedies, learning about the culture they visit and conducting experiments on the herbal remedies used there. They will develop research questions, collect data and analyze compounds to understand their structure and their pharmacology. Finally, students will visit the iconic sites of historical and natural importance.


3 credits


ENG 150, ENG 151, or ENG 153 and placement into MATH 135 or above

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Scientific Reasoning-Laboratory



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