Theriacs is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Theriacs
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Theriacs in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
Historical Use of Theriacs
Theriacs in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Historical Use of Theriacs in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: "In his therapy…use of remedies which help digeston and have a heating, drying, and diuretic effect, above all …theriacs."
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
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: 440 Cf. Adams' translation of Aretaeus (50), pp. 469-71. On theriacs and epilepsy cf. Watson (1066), pp. 22, 46, and 52..
Synonymns for Theriacs
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Theriacs
Evidence or the Use of Theriacs in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
Randomized Controlled Trials
1st Five Results: pubmed search
Kazuhei Niitani, Shiho Ito, Shintaro Wada, Shoma Izumi, Naoya Nishitani, Satoshi Deyama, Katsuyuki Kaneda
Sci Rep: 2023, 13(1);8089
[PubMed:37208473] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)
Daniil P Aksenov, Limin Li, Natalya A Serdyukova, David A Gascoigne, Evan D Doubovikov, Alexander Drobyshevsky
Functional Deficiency of Interneurons and Negative BOLD fMRI Response.
Cells: 2023, 12(5);
[PubMed:36899947] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)
Qing-Tong Han, Wan-Qi Yang, Caixia Zang, Linchao Zhou, Chong-Jing Zhang, Xiuqi Bao, Jie Cai, Fangfei Li, Qinyan Shi, Xiao-Liang Wang, Jing Qu, Dan Zhang, Shi-Shan Yu
The toxic natural product tutin causes epileptic seizures in mice by activating calcineurin.
Signal Transduct Target Ther: 2023, 8(1);101
[PubMed:36894540] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I e)
Maxwell Blesdel Adassi, Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, Francis Bray Yassi, Aurelien Fossueh Foutsop, Tatiana Diebo Kom, Elisabeth Ngo Bum
Revealing the most effective anticonvulsant part of Malvaviscus arboreus Dill. Ex Cav. and its acute and sub-acute toxicity.
J Ethnopharmacol: 2023, 303;115995
[PubMed:36509255] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)