Education & Research

Centers and Facilities―Medicinal Botanical Garden


TSUKIOKA, JunkoAssistant Professor


The garden of medicinal plants is located at the foot of the hill, Hino, in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, which went down the Yamashina basin to south 7 kilometers from the main campus. Our garden is 13,016 square kilometers in area. There are exhibition garden, arboretum, a conservatory and an administration building with lecture room and herbarium. The garden has an essential collection of medicinal plants such as original plants source of crude drugs listed in the Japanese Pharmacopoeia. In addition other valuable plants like dye plant are cultivated and exhibited. This garden was specially prepared for research in medicinal plant science such as examination of the cultivation method, the collection of medicinal herbs, making specimen, the database creation of medicinal resources and so on.  The garden is widely used in the scientific and educational fields.

Kyoto Pharmaceutical University

Main Campus5,Misasagi-Nakauchi-cho,Yamashina-ku,Kyoto-shi,Kyoto,607-8414,Japan

South Campus1,Misasagi-Shichono-cho,Yamashina-ku,Kyoto-shi,Kyoto,607-8412,Japan

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