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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7026001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 薬用植物学・基礎漢方学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Kampo Medicine
マツナミ カツヨシ,ヤマノ ヨシ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds1-4:霞R304講義室
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture (power point slide, writing on the blackboard, quiz) 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students Second-year undergraduates of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Keywords Kampo, Medicinal herb 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The basic knowledge and understanding of basic structures, physical characters and reaction of medicine and other inorganic and organic compounds. ●quality ⑤
・Knowledge and understanding of the biological maintenance system of homeostasis and the ability to adjust to the environment  ●quality⑤
・Fundamental knowledge・understanding about proper drug treatment for major diseases related to various organ. ●quality ⑥
・Knowledge and understanding about rational analyses of pharmacokinetics in order to to understand quantitatively madicinal effects or side effects. ●quality ⑥
・The ability of considering basic pharmacological effects of medicine to chemical structure.  ●quality ⑤
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to appropriately deal with contraindication or inappropriate treatments of medicine. ●quality ⑥

Medicinal Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge relating to mutual reaction between chemical compounds including medicine and a human body
(Abilities and Skills)
・Development of knowledge relating to mutual reaction between chemical compounds including medicine and a human body (application) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To learn medicinal herbs and basic Kampo theory 
Class Schedule lesson1 History of pharmacognosy and medicinal herbs.
lesson2 Important natural herbs (1)
lesson3 Important natural herbs (2)
lesson4 Important natural herbs (3)
lesson5 Plant origins and chemical constituents of the herbs (1)
lesson6 Plant origins and chemical constituents of the herbs (2)
lesson7 Midterm Exam (Medicinal herbs)
lesson8 Introduction of Kampo medicine (1)
lesson9 Introduction of Kampo medicine (2)
lesson10 Introduction of Kampo medicine (3)
lesson11 Introduction of Kampo medicine (4)
lesson12 Kampo medicines for gynecological diseases(1)
lesson13 Kampo medicines for gynecological diseases(2)
lesson14 Kampo medicines for digestive diseases
lesson15 Final exam (Basic Kampo medicine) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, slide presentation, and writing on the blackboard 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review the lecture with the handouts 
Grading Method Midterm exam (40) , final exam (40), quiz (20)
Criterion for passing: ≧60 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Questions are welcomed at any time via email or in person. However, in the case of in-person meetings, prior contact via email is preferred. 
Other Handouts are reviewed annually following student's comments.
In this course, students will master the content of the following SBOs.
C5-(1)-①-1, C5-(1)-①-2, C5-(1)-①-3, C5-(1)-①-4, C5-(1)-②-1, C5-(1)-③-1, C5-(1)-③-2, C5-(1)-④-1, C5-(1)-④-2, C5-(1)-④-3, C5-(1)-④-4, C5-(1)-④-5, C5-(2)-①-1, C5-(2)-①-2, C5-(2)-①-3, C5-(2)-①-4, C5-(2)-①-5, C5-(2)-③-1, C5-(2)-④-1, C5-(2)-④-2, C5-(2)-④-3, E2-(10)-①-1, E2-(10)-①-2, E2-(10)-①-3, E2-(10)-①-4, E2-(10)-②-1
E2-(10)-②-2, E2-(10)-②-3, E2-(10)-③-1 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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