Gentian Root is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Gentian Root
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Gentian Root in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Gentian Root
Gentian Root in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Historical Use of Gentian Root in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: Under the subject "Of Wounds in General" and the subtopic "Of Convulsions", Boerhaave writes "238. The Wound may be dilated with a Knife, putting in Lint, a Sponge, a piece of Gentian Root, and such like dry Things tied to a String lest they fall into the Cavity ; which dilate the Wound as they imbibe the Humors and swell with them.
Primary Source: Boerhaave. Boerhaave's aphorisms concerning the knowledge and cure of diseases. Translated by Delacoste J. London. Cowse and Innys in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1715. p. 57.
Synonymns for Gentian Root
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Gentian Root
Evidence or the Use of Gentian Root in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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