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


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Historical Use of Hippophaestron

Hippophaestron in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Hippophaestron in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "botanical materials and preparations were also described for the treatment of epilepsy. These included: white hellebore contained within a split radish; root of the panaces (heraclion) in a drink with seal's rennet; plantain; betony; agaric in oxymel; leaves of cinquefoil; archezostis; dried root of baccar plus coriander; centunculus in vinegar or honey or hot water; varvain taken in wine; crushed berries of hyssop; peucedanus and seal's rennet taken in a drink; scammony in beaver-oil; hippophaestron; senecio."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 171
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. 171.
Primary Source: Pliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus, Natural History: Books XXV to XXXII (Translated Jones WHS 1951 and Translated Jones WHS in 1963)


Synonymns for Hippophaestron

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Hippophaestron

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[PubMed:32084663] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)

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[PubMed:32084451] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

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[PubMed:32084064] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

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[PubMed:32084041] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Jing Li, Daniëlle Copmans, Michèle Partoens, Borbála Hunyadi, Walter Luyten, Peter de Witte
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[PubMed:32083464] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)



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