|4.4. Questions for the final examination
4.4.1. Test A.
1. Describe the history of medicinal use in America and Europe.
2. Define the term ‘drug’. List the basic principles of its nomenclature and give examples.
3. Can medicinal plants be carcinogenic? Give examples.
4. Factors that influence the production of active ingredients.
5. Describe horsetail species and larkspur.
6. Wood avens and greater burdock.
7. Common houseleek and black current.
8. Bean and horse chestnut.
9. Describe Umbelliferae (the carrot or parsely family) and coriander.
10. Sweet wodruff and valeriana.
11. Marsh mallow species and comfrey.
12. Sage and summer savory.
13. Oregano and henbane.
14. Mullein species and greater celandine.
15. The poppy and viola species.
16. Elecampane and scented mayweed/roman chamomile.
17. Common butterbur and cornflower.
18. Dandelion and white mistletoe.
19. Common chickweed and hop.
20. Oak species and maize.
4.4.2. Test B.
1. Describe the history of the use of medicinal plants in Hungary.
2. Give a list of unusual drug names with examples.
3. List active ingredients and describe alkaloids.
4. Describe methods of preparing home remedies.
5. Juniper and hazelwort.
6. Describe the rose family, raspberry and wild strawberry.
7. Rose species and yellow sweet clower (melilot).
8. Black locust and common rue.
9. Dill and anis.
10. Lovage and linden species.
11. Castor oil plant and common centaury.
12. Describe Labiatae (the mint family) and lavender species.
13. Thyme species and basil.
14. Sweet pepper and plantain species.
15. Black mustard and St. John’s wort.
16. Shepherd’s purse and scented mayweed.
17. Coltsfoot and pot marigold.
18. Common chicory and common soapwort.
19. Nettle species and walnut.
20. Garlic and couch grass.
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