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


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Historical Use of Indigo

Indigo in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Indigo in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "…various substances intended to have a sedative effect were given, e.g….
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Page: 168
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. 168.
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Synonymns for Indigo

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Indigo

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Indigo in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


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Svend Norn, Henrik Permin, Edith Kruse, Poul R Kruse
[On the history of barbiturates]. [Pionerer bag barbituraterne.]
Dan Medicinhist Arbog: 2015, 43;133-51
[PubMed:27086450] [] (P p)

J O'Neill, C McCarthy, S Murphy
Hypergraphia in a patient with multiple medical problems.
Ir Med J: 2001, 94(1);22
[PubMed:11322222] [] (P p)



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