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


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Historical Use of Cinquefol

Cinquefol in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Cinquefol 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. 180.
Primary Source: Lennox WG. Antonius Guainerius on epilepsy. Annals of Medical History 2:484-499. 1940.


Synonymns for Cinquefol

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Cinquefol

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Evidence or the Use of Cinquefol in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Debopam Samanta
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Neuropediatrics: 2020;
[PubMed:32079034] [] [DOI] (I a)

Matthew Wilkinson, Elana Day, James Purnell, Izabela Pilecka, Iain Perdue, Joanna Murray, Edyta Monika Hunter, Laura H Goldstein
The experiences of therapists providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for dissociative seizures in the CODES randomized controlled trial: A qualitative study.
Epilepsy Behav: 2020, 105;106943
[PubMed:32078929] [] [DOI] (I a)

Terje Nome, Helle Herrman, Kai Lehtimäki, Arild Egge, Ane Konglund, Jon Ramm Pettersen, Erik Taubøll, Espen Dietrichs
Direct visual targeting versus pre-set coordinates for ANT-DBS in epilepsy.
Acta Neurol. Scand.: 2020;
[PubMed:32078161] [] [DOI] (I a)

Oliver Braganza, Daniel Mueller-Komorowska, Tony Kelly, Heinz Beck
Quantitative properties of a feedback circuit predict frequency-dependent pattern separation.
Elife: 2020, 9;
[PubMed:32077850] [] [DOI] (I e)

Sara Matricardi, Giovanni Farello, Francesca Felicia Operto, Giangennaro Coppola, Alberto Verrotti
What are the challenges with the pharmacological management of epilepsy in patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?
Expert Opin Pharmacother: 2020;1-3
[PubMed:32077772] [] [DOI] (I a)



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