Lamp wick

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


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Historical Use of Lamp wick

Lamp wick in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Lamp wick in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: " The diagnostic substances were chiefly such things as jet, asphalt, horn, lamp wick, goat's liver, which were burned before the patient."
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
Page: 26
Source: The Falling Sickness, Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994,Owsei Temkin
Complete: Temkin O. The falling sickness: a history of epilepsy from the Greeks to the beginnings of modern neurology. London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2 Revised Edition, (Softshell Books) ; 1994. p. 26.
Primary Source: 145 Alexander of Aphrodisias (530)


Synonymns for Lamp wick

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Lamp wick

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Lamp wick in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

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