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Medicinal Plants: Biodiversity and Health

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20 hours
May 7th - 10th, 2017
Sharjah - Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development de la University of Sharjah
Classroom available soon
The use of medicinal plants is a practice increasingly common in developed countries. The preference of the population for all that is "natural", the appearance of some side effects associated with synthetic drugs, improved herbal medicinal preparations and increased self-medication were among the factors causing the rise in phytotherapy. This course aims to provide by means of scientific rigor required the available knowledge of medicinal plants which can be useful in the treatment of many common diseases. It will be indicated the evidence-based therapeutic options of herbal drugs, the possible adverse effects and what are the possibilities of interaction with other products. It will also include quality control methods of herbal drugs and herbal preparations.


General public: 500.00 €



Registration can be completed online or in person.


Registration opens on 22nd February 2016 and closes seven days before a course starts.


You may register online through this link or in person at the different offices of the Area of Further Training.


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