Balsam tree

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


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Historical Use of Balsam tree

Balsam tree in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Balsam tree in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "their supposed pharmacological action corresponds to the current pathology of the disease: ...the fruit of the balsam tree (heating) "
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: 507 Cf. Dioscurides (282), ed. Wellmann, vol. I, p. 25, 17-26,3.


Synonymns for Balsam tree

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Balsam tree

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Balsam tree in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


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Side Effect and Warnings

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Adverse Effects