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


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Historical Use of Archezostis

Archezostis in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Archezostis in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "botanical materials and preparations were also described for the treatment of epilepsy. These included: white hellebore contained within a split radish; root of the panaces (heraclion) in a drink with seal's rennet; plantain; betony; agaric in oxymel; leaves of cinquefoil; archezostis; dried root of baccar plus coriander; centunculus in vinegar or honey or hot water; varvain taken in wine; crushed berries of hyssop; peucedanus and seal's rennet taken in a drink; scammony in beaver-oil; hippophaestron; senecio."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 171
Source: A Disease Once Sacred, John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001, M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin
Complete: Eadie MJ, Bladin PF. A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. Eastleigh: John Libbey; 2001. p. 171.
Primary Source: Pliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus, Natural History: Books XXV to XXXII (Translated Jones WHS 1951 and Translated Jones WHS in 1963)


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Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Archezostis

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Hasan Raci Yananli, Mahluga Jafarova Demirkapu, Halil Eren Sakallı, Rezzan Gülhan, Filiz Yılmaz Onat
Effect of U-92032, T-Type Ca2+ Channel Blocker, on Rats with Genetic Absence Epilepsy.
Pharmacology: 2020;1-7
[PubMed:32101873] [] [DOI] (I a)

Ben A Duffy, ManKin Choy, Jin Hyung Lee
Predicting Successful Generation and Inhibition of Seizure-like Afterdischarges and Mapping Their Seizure Networks Using fMRI.
Cell Rep: 2020, 30(8);2540-2554.e4
[PubMed:32101734] [] [DOI] (I p)

Natsu Sasaki-Takahashi, Hiroshi Shinohara, Seiji Shioda, Tatsunori Seki
The polarity and properties of radial glia-like neural stem cells are altered by seizures with status epilepticus: Study using an improved mouse pilocarpine model of epilepsy.
Hippocampus: 2020, 30(3);250-262
[PubMed:32101365] [] [DOI] (I p)

Alireza Nezami, Fariba Tarhani, Negin Koochak Shoshtari
Organic Lesions in the Brain MRI of Children with Febrile Seizure.
Curr Med Imaging: 2020;
[PubMed:32101131] [] [DOI] (I a)

Neeraj Singh, Timothy Lynch, Anthony Ritaccio
Use of Combined Electroencephalography and Tilt Table Testing to Determine Etiology of Loss of Consciousness.
Neurodiagn J: 2020, 60(1);36-40
[PubMed:32101108] [] [DOI] (I p)



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