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


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Historical Use of Cestron

Cestron in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Cestron in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "Of the remaining fourteen substances, ten are without any definite magic connotation, although the manner of their action is not explained. They are: cestron…"
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
Page: 80
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. 80.
Primary Source: 540 Cf. Dioscurides (282), ed. Wellmann, vol. 1, p. 168, 16.


Synonymns for Cestron

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Cestron

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Cestron in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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Animal Studies

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Sherif Hanafy Mahmoud, Xiao Ying Zhou, S Nizam Ahmed
Managing the patient with epilepsy and renal impairment.
Seizure: 2020, 76;143-152
[PubMed:32087549] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Xinxin Li, Qi Guo, Zhaoshi Zheng, Xiaoshuang Wang, Songyan Liu
Immune-mediated epilepsy with GAD65 antibodies.
J. Neuroimmunol.: 2020, 341;577189
[PubMed:32087461] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Jie Zhao, Zesen Ye, Jun Yang, Qiang Zhang, Wenjun Shan, Xiumin Wang, Zhanxiang Wang, Shefang Ye, Xi Zhou, Zhicheng Shao, Lei Ren
Nanocage encapsulation improves antiepileptic efficiency of phenytoin.
Biomaterials: 2020, 240;119849
[PubMed:32087458] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Joel Fluss, Karen Lidzba
Cognitive and academic profiles in children with cerebral palsy: a narrative review.
Ann Phys Rehabil Med: 2020;
[PubMed:32087307] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Emma Christiaen, Marie-Gabrielle Goossens, Benedicte Descamps, Lars E Larsen, Paul Boon, Robrecht Raedt, Christian Vanhove
Dynamic functional connectivity and graph theory metrics in a rat model of temporal lobe epilepsy reveal a preference for brain states with a lower functional connectivity, segregation and integration.
Neurobiol. Dis.: 2020;104808
[PubMed:32087287] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)



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