Herbal Studies – Part 1 Further Study

 

Note: For a complete Materia Medica, see Maude Grieve’s Complete Herbal online at www.botanical.com. Also try http://www.healthy.net/clinic/therapy/herbal/herbic/herbs/index.asp . Great Definitions can be found on http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cgi-bin/omd?action=Home&query=

 

1. Alkaloids

A.What is an alkaloid?

 

 

 

 

 

B. Name seven plants rich in alkaloids (specify the part). Name at least three of the alkaloids in each plant.

                        1.

                                    a.                                 b.                                 c.

                        2.

                                    a.                                 b.                                 c.                    

3.          

                                    a.                                 b.                                 c.                    

4.

                                    a.                                 b.                                 c.

                        5.         

                                    a.                                 b.                                 c.

                        6.

                                    a.                                 b.                                 c.

                        7.

                                    a.                                 b.                                 c.

 

2. Glycosides

A.    What are glycosides?

 

 

 

 

 

B.      Name at least four glycosides and describe the effect each has.

1.

                                    a.                                                                    

                        2.

                                    a.                                                                                

3.          

                                    a.                                                                                            

4.

                                    a.                                                                    

 

C.     Name seven plants rich in glycosides; specify the part of the plant and the kind of glycoside.

1.

                                    a.                                 b.                                

                        2.

                                    a.                                 b.                                                        

3.          

                                    a.                                 b.                                                        

4.

                                    a.                                 b.                                

5.          

                                    a.                                 b.                                

                        6.

                                    a.                                 b.                                

                        7.

                                    a.                                 b.                                

 

 

3. Resins.

A.    What are resins?

 

 

 

 

 

B.      Name four or more plants (specify part) rich in resins.

1.

                                    a.                                                                    

                        2.

                                    a.                                                                                

3.          

                                    a.                                                                                            

4.

            a.           

 

4. Essential Oils.

A.    What are essential oils?

 

 

 

 

 

B.      Name a dozen or more plants rich in essential oils (specify part).

1.                   7.

2.                   8.

3.                   9.

4.                   10.

5.                   11.

6.                   12.

 

 

5. poison/medicine

A.    What is the difference between poison and medicine?

 

 

 

 

B.      Are all drugs poison?