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


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Historical Use of Hyocyamus

Hyocyamus in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Hyocyamus in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "Reynolds related epileptic seizures to increase excitability in the reflex arc and to counter this recommended the use of various sedatives such as opium, conium, hyocyamus, belladonna, atropine, stramonium and Indian hemp.
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 203
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. 203.
Primary Source: Reynolds JR. Epilepsy: its symptoms, treatment, and relation to other chronic convulsive diseases. London, Churchill. 1861


Synonymns for Hyocyamus

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Hyocyamus

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Hyocyamus in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


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