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Arcana is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.


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Historical Use of Arcana

Arcana in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Arcana in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "he rejects ordinary oil of vitriol because it doe not contain the arcana, i.e., the curative potencies."
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
Page: 177
Source: The Falling Sickness, Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994,Owsei Temkin
Complete: Temkin O. The falling sickness: a history of epilepsy from the Greeks to the beginnings of modern neurology. London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2 Revised Edition, (Softshell Books) ; 1994. p. 177.
Primary Source: 191 Cf. Paracelsus (770), von den hinfallenden siechtagen; vol 8, pp. 289. cf. Sennert (913), Pract. Med., I, pars 2, c. 31; vol. 2, p. 306-7.


Synonymns for Arcana

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Arcana

Pharmaceutical Information

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Evidence or the Use of Arcana in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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