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


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Historical Use of Asphalt

Asphalt in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Asphalt in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: :"To which have to be added asphalt, onyx, and lignite whose fumes serve to 'diagnose' epilepsy, and humak milk which is considered unsuitable for epileptics.
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
Page: 79
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. 79.
Primary Source: 505


Synonymns for Asphalt

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Asphalt

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Asphalt in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

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Yosuke Kakisaka, Kazutaka Jin, Mayu Fujikawa, Yu Kitazawa, Kazuhiro Kato, Nobukazu Nakasato
Levetiracetam improves symptoms of multiple chemical sensitivity: Case report.
J. Med. Invest.: 2017, 64(3.4);296-298
[PubMed:28955000] [] [DOI] (I p)



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