Medicinal Plant Garden

Herb Garden

  • Location: Aobayama Campus (Map)
  • Address: 6-3 Aoba, Aramaki Aza, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579 Japan
  • Facility Hours:
    Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm
    Closed: Sat, Sun and public holidays
  • Contact Info:
    Tel:
    +81-22-795-6799
    Fax:
    +81-22-795-6798
    Email:
    gardenmail.pharm.tohoku.ac.jp

Plants have been used in medical treatments throughout human history, and herbalism is still used widely today. They can be used directly for medicinal purposes, or as plant-derived compounds in pharmaceutical drugs. There are also plants grown for their medicinal properties use in Japanese herbalism.

The Tohoku University Medicinal plant Garden cultivates approximately 1,200 medicinal plants. The plants are used for research in developing new medicines, and as teaching materials.

Directions

By Subway:
Take the subway from Sendai Station to Aobayama Station (9 mins). Exit at North 1 for the Faculty of Science.
By taxi:
15 minutes from Sendai Station

Website

http://www.pharm.tohoku.ac.jp/~yakusoen/index.html (Japanese only)

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