Heracleia is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Heracleia
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Heracleia in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
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
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
Evidence or the Use of Heracleia in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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