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


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Historical Use of Hiera

Hiera in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Hiera in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "The arteries in front of, and behind, the ears might be opened. Potent purgatives such as hiera, and medicines which drew off phlegm from the head, were to be used."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 172
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. 172.
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Synonymns for Hiera

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Hiera

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Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Hiera in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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Guijuan Zhou, Yan Xu, Bing He, Rundong Ma, Yilin Wang, Yunqian Chang, Yangzhi Xie, Lin Wu, Jianghua Huang, Zijian Xiao
Ionizing radiation modulates vascular endothelial growth factor expression through STAT3 signaling pathway in rat neonatal primary astrocyte cultures.
Brain Behav: 2020;e01529
[PubMed:32106359] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Jon Allard, William Henley, Brendan Mclean, Adrian Sellers, Sharon Hudson, Sanjeev Rajakulendran, Adrian Pace, Sarah Pashley, Melissa Maguire, Monica Mohan, Shan Ellawela, Phil Tittensor, Sunil Ram, Manny Bagary, Rohit Shankar
Lacosamide in the general population and in people with intellectual disability: Similar responses?
Seizure: 2020, 76;161-166
[PubMed:32106016] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Heng Zhang, Peng Ren, Yan Huang, Weiying Zeng, Kai Zhong, Hong Gao, Xiaobo Cen, Qian Bu
Untargeted lipidomic analysis of human hippocampus for temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis.
Epilepsy Res.: 2020, 161;106299
[PubMed:32105993] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Trevor A Steve, Justine Gargula, Ehsan Misaghi, Tomasz A Nowacki, Laura M Schmitt, B Matt Wheatley, Donald W Gross
Hippocampal subfield measurement and ILAE hippocampal sclerosis subtype classification with in vivo 4.7 tesla MRI.
Epilepsy Res.: 2020, 161;106279
[PubMed:32105992] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Sjoukje S Polet, David G Anderson, Lisette H Koens, Martje E van Egmond, Gea Drost, Esther Brusse, Michèl Aap Willemsen, Deborah A Sival, Oebele F Brouwer, Hubertus Ph Kremer, Jeroen J de Vries, Marina Aj Tijssen, Tom J de Koning
A detailed description of the phenotypic spectrum of North Sea Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy in a large cohort of seventeen patients.
Parkinsonism Relat. Disord.: 2020, 72;44-48
[PubMed:32105965] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)



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