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


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Historical Use of Peucedanus

Peucedanus in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Peucedanus 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)


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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Dale B Bosco, Dai-Shi Tian, Long-Jun Wu
Neuroimmune interaction in seizures and epilepsy: focusing on monocyte infiltration.
FEBS J.: 2020;
[PubMed:32473609] [] [DOI] (I a)

Toni Kulju, Ryan Verner, Maxine Dibué-Adjei, Atte Eronen, Sirpa Rainesalo, Kai Lehtimäki, Joonas Haapasalo, Jukka Peltola
Circadian distribution of autostimulations in rVNS therapy in patients with refractory focal epilepsy.
Epilepsy Behav: 2020, 110;107144
[PubMed:32473521] [] [DOI] (I a)

Sang-Ahm Lee, Su-Hyun Han, Yang-Je Cho, Keun Tae Kim, Ji-Eun Kim, Dong Jin Shin, Jong-Geun Seo, Young-Soo Kim, Han Uk Ryu, Seo-Young Lee, Jung Bin Kim, Kyung-Wook Kang, Shinhye Kim, Soonhak Kwon, Joonsik Kim, Sunjun Kim, Hyo Jeong Kim, So-Hee Eun, Yun Jung Hur, Sun Ah Choi, Mi-Sun Yum, Soyoung Park, Jee Hyun Kim, Gha Hyun Lee, Young Mi Kim, Kyoung Jin Hwang, Eun Young Kim, Gyu Min Yeon
Factors associated with stigma and depressive symptoms in family members of patients with epilepsy.
Epilepsy Behav: 2020, 110;107129
[PubMed:32473520] [] [DOI] (I a)

Maria Cristina D'Adamo, Antonella Liantonio, Elena Conte, Mauro Pessia, Paola Imbrici
Ion channels involvement in neurodevelopmental disorders.
Neuroscience: 2020;
[PubMed:32473276] [] [DOI] (I a)

Lisanne P W Canjels, Walter H Backes, Tamar M van Veenendaal, Marielle C G Vlooswijk, Paul A M Hofman, Albert P Aldenkamp, Rob P W Rouhl, Jacobus F A Jansen
Volumetric and Functional Activity Lateralization in Healthy Subjects and Patients with Focal Epilepsy: Initial Findings in a 7T MRI Study.
J Neuroimaging: 2020;
[PubMed:32472965] [] [DOI] (I a)



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