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


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Historical Use of Heracleia

Heracleia in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Heracleia in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "Frothy poppy acts as a 'specific' emetic for epilepsy; the 'frothy' structure of the plant could have served as a signature, associating it with the well-known frothing of the epileptic, and its other name of 'heracleia' connects it with the disease of Heracles."
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: 548 Cf. Dioscurides (282), ed. Wellmann, vol. 2, p.223, 12.


Synonymns for Heracleia

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Heracleia

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Heracleia in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


1st Five Results: pubmed search

Hasan Raci Yananli, Mahluga Jafarova Demirkapu, Halil Eren Sakallı, Rezzan Gülhan, Filiz Yılmaz Onat
Effect of U-92032, T-Type Ca2+ Channel Blocker, on Rats with Genetic Absence Epilepsy.
Pharmacology: 2020;1-7
[PubMed:32101873] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Ben A Duffy, ManKin Choy, Jin Hyung Lee
Predicting Successful Generation and Inhibition of Seizure-like Afterdischarges and Mapping Their Seizure Networks Using fMRI.
Cell Rep: 2020, 30(8);2540-2554.e4
[PubMed:32101734] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Natsu Sasaki-Takahashi, Hiroshi Shinohara, Seiji Shioda, Tatsunori Seki
The polarity and properties of radial glia-like neural stem cells are altered by seizures with status epilepticus: Study using an improved mouse pilocarpine model of epilepsy.
Hippocampus: 2020, 30(3);250-262
[PubMed:32101365] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Alireza Nezami, Fariba Tarhani, Negin Koochak Shoshtari
Organic Lesions in the Brain MRI of Children with Febrile Seizure.
Curr Med Imaging: 2020;
[PubMed:32101131] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Neeraj Singh, Timothy Lynch, Anthony Ritaccio
Use of Combined Electroencephalography and Tilt Table Testing to Determine Etiology of Loss of Consciousness.
Neurodiagn J: 2020, 60(1);36-40
[PubMed:32101108] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)



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