Colocynth is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Colocynth
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Colocynth in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Colocynth
Colocynth in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Historical Use of Colocynth in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: "If seizures continued in the acute situation, castor was given and centaury or colocynth was inserted into the anus and the patient purged."
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. 175.
Synonymns for Colocynth
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Colocynth
Evidence or the Use of Colocynth in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
Randomized Controlled Trials
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