Liverwort is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Liverwort
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Liverwort in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Liverwort
Liverwort in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Historical Use of Liverwort in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: "John of Gaddesden provided a prescription to rid epileptics of phlegm. It's ingredients were: iris root, aristolochia rotunda, squill, hyssop, mistletoe, wild and domestic sage, liverwort, pennyroyal, calamint, rue, peony root, of each one ounce: peony seed, physalis seed, anise, fennel, of each 2 oz.: flower of Arabian stiche, 5 minims; juice of wild rue, half a quart; hone 1 1/2 quarts. "
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
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. 180.
Primary Source: John of Gaddesden. UNSPECIFIED TEXT
Synonymns for Liverwort
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Liverwort
Evidence or the Use of Liverwort in the Treatment of Epilepesy
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