Introduction to Medicinal Plants

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDSC1036 CMTD (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDSC1036 will introduce the fundamental scientific knowledge of the medicinal plants and its applications as Chinese herbal medicines. Students will learn the general anatomic and morphologic characters of plants; common medicinal plants in Hong Kong; the identification and use of Chinese herbal medicines and as well as the modern research and application on different kinds of medicinal plants. In the process of introducing medicinal plants using as Chinese herbal medicines, student will also learn the mysterious of Traditional Chinese medicine.

What do the students say about this course?

這個中藥入門通識課程,簡單介紹中藥的種類科屬及分佈,以及不同科屬中藥的特徵及效用,窺探中藥的奧妙。學生更有兩次機會前往中藥植物園實地觀察中藥植株…… 此課程內容豐富充實但不會令同學感到困難,作業輕鬆,老師親和力強,值得推薦!

Tina Chan


Notes for GDSC1036

  • The medium of instruction of this course is Putonghua.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.