Camphor is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Camphor
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Camphor in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Camphor
Camphor in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Historical Use of Camphor in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: "Paracelsus described a number of different way of preparing the oils of his vitriol and believed that these oils alone were sufficient to cure epilepsy. However he stated that other ingredients could be added to them, including camphor, coral and peony."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
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. 184.
Synonymns for Camphor
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Camphor
Evidence or the Use of Camphor in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
Randomized Controlled Trials
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