Gum ammoniacum

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


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Historical Use of Gum ammoniacum

Gum ammoniacum in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Gum ammoniacum in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "their supposed pharmacological action corresponds to the current pathology of the disease: … gum ammoniacum (heating, etc.)"
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
Page: 79
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. 79.
Primary Source: 5 10 Cf. Dioscurides (282), ed. Wellmann, vol. 2, p.101, 7.


Synonymns for Gum ammoniacum

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Gum ammoniacum

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Gum ammoniacum in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


1st Five Results: pubmed search

Fatemeh Ghasemi, Hanieh Tamadon, Narges Hosseinmardi, Mahyar Janahmadi
Iran J Pharm Res: 2018, 17(2);735-742
[PubMed:29881430] [] (P p)



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Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Adverse Effects