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


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Historical Use of Cedar

Cedar in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Cedar in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "Various substances were used to rouse the patient. In this connection hog's fennel, Cyreniac juice (asafoetida), bitumen and pitch of cedar were recommended…"
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 175
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. 175.
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Synonymns for Cedar

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Cedar

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Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Cedar in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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Declan McGuone, Dominique Leitner, Christopher William, Arline Faustin, Nalin Leelatian, Ross Reichard, Timothy M Shepherd, Matija Snuderl, Laura Crandall, Thomas Wisniewski, Orrin Devinsky
Neuropathologic Changes in Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood.
J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol.: 2020, 79(3);336-346
[PubMed:31995186] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Maha N Saleem, Christopher A Arencibia, Kevin McKenna, Sabrina Cristofaro, Kamil Detyniecki, Daniel Friedman, Jacqueline French, Hal Blumenfeld, HEP Investigators
Investigation of patient and observer agreement on description of seizures at initial clinical visit.
Ann Clin Transl Neurol: 2019, 6(12);2601-2606
[PubMed:31808615] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Zongwei Yue, Isaac G Freedman, Peter Vincent, John P Andrews, Christopher Micek, Mark Aksen, Reese Martin, David Zuckerman, Quentin Perrenoud, Garrett T Neske, Lim-Anna Sieu, Xiao Bo, Jessica A Cardin, Hal Blumenfeld
Up and Down States of Cortical Neurons in Focal Limbic Seizures.
Cereb. Cortex: 2020, 30(5);3074-3086
[PubMed:31800015] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Tyler A Bahr, Damian Rodriguez, Cody Beaumont, Kathryn Allred
The Effects of Various Essential Oils on Epilepsy and Acute Seizure: A Systematic Review.
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med: 2019, 2019;6216745
[PubMed:31239862] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Kirill Grushin, Jing Wang, Jeff Coleman, James E Rothman, Charles V Sindelar, Shyam S Krishnakumar
Nat Commun: 2019, 10(1);2413
[PubMed:31160571] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)



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