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


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Historical Use of Rubefacients

Rubefacients in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Rubefacients in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "application of rubefacients to the head and purging with strong phlegmagogues prevail."
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
Page: 69
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. 69.
Primary Source: Adams' translation of Aretaeus (50), pp. 469-71. On theriacs and epilepsy cf. Watson (1066), pp. 22, 46, and 52.


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