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


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Historical Use of Herbs

Herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Herbs in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: Wilks in 1878 "wrote: 'If any old woman had the possession of a herb or a salt which could antagonise the disease, the knowledge would be worth more than that of the whole College of Physicians."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 205
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. 205.
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Synonymns for Herbs

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Herbs

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Herbs in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


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Xin Ping, Shao-Kun Qin, Shu-Ning Liu, Ye Lu, Ya-Nan Zhao, Ya-Fei Cao, Yan-Hong Zhang, Shao-Dan Zhang, Li Chu, Lin Pei
Effects of Huazhuo Jiedu Shugan Decoction on Cognitive and Emotional Disorders in a Rat Model of Epilepsy: Possible Involvement of AC-cAMP-CREB Signaling and NPY Expression.
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med: 2019, 2019;4352879
[PubMed:31915447] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Charles Ssemugabo, Raymond Tweheyo, John Turyagaruka, George William Pariyo
Biomedical drugs and traditional treatment in care seeking pathways for adults with epilepsy in Masindi district, Western Uganda: a household survey.
BMC Health Serv Res: 2020, 20(1);17
[PubMed:31907036] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

Yazhu Quan, Ang Ma, Baoxue Yang
Preventive and Therapeutic Effect of Ganoderma (Lingzhi) on Brain Injury.
Adv. Exp. Med. Biol.: 2019, 1182;159-180
[PubMed:31777018] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Ali A Asadi-Pooya, Maryam Homayoun, Samira Sharifi
Complementary and integrative medicine in epilepsy: What patients and physicians perceive.
Epilepsy Behav: 2019, 101(Pt A);106545
[PubMed:31704582] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

Asmat Ullah Khan, Muhammad Akram, Muhammad Daniyal, Naheed Akhter, Muhammad Riaz, Naheed Akhtar, Mohammad Ali Shariati, Fozia Anjum, Samreen Gul Khan, Abida Parveen, Saeed Ahmad
Awareness and current knowledge of epilepsy.
Metab Brain Dis: 2020, 35(1);45-63
[PubMed:31605258] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)



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