Castor-bean

From Epilepsy Naturapedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Castor-bean

Castor-bean in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Description

Historical Use of Castor-bean in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "Guainerius stated that the ancients had discovered that many of the following herbs were beneficial: mistletoe, cinquefoil, peony root, peony-seed, gentian, Syrian rue, sparrow wort, castor-bean, seed of the chastity tree, mountain laurel, borage, root of the aristolochia rotunda, pirethrum, bettony seed, caraway, physalis, pennyroyal, rosemary, rue, sage, stiche, thyme, and hair moss."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 180
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. 204.
Primary Source: Lennox WG. Antonius Guainerius on epilepsy. Annals of Medical History 2:484-499. 1940.

Background

Synonymns for Castor-bean

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Castor-bean

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Castor-bean in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

Safety

Allergies

Side Effect and Warnings

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Adverse Effects