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


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Historical Use of Ventunculus

Ventunculus in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Ventunculus 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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Ze-Ning Lee, Merel van Nuland, Tim Bognàr, Frans S S Leijten, Kim C M van der Elst
Association of Lamotrigine Plasma Concentrations with Efficacy and Toxicity in Patients with Epilepsy: A Retrospective Study.
Ther Drug Monit: 2024;
[PubMed:38648664] [] [DOI] (I a)

Mustafa Duran, Serdar Aykaç, Sinan Eliaçık
Response to comments on: Evaluation of ganglion cell complex and retinal nerve fiber layer thinning in epilepsy patients.
Indian J Ophthalmol: 2024, 72(Suppl 3);S536
[PubMed:38648462] [] [DOI] (I p)

Aparna Sahu, Shivani Rajeshree, Mayuri Kalika, Sangeeta Ravat, Urvashi Shah
Naming assessment in bilinguals for epilepsy surgery-adaptation and standardization of Boston Naming Test in India.
Appl Neuropsychol Adult: 2024;1-8
[PubMed:38648395] [] [DOI] (I a)

Cathy Meng Fei Li, David Dongkyung Kim, Seyed M Mirsattari
Cold-Induced Reflex Epilepsy.
JAMA Neurol: 2024;
[PubMed:38648046] [] [DOI] (I a)

Fabian Niess, Bernhard Strasser, Lukas Hingerl, Viola Bader, Sabina Frese, William T Clarke, Anna Duguid, Eva Niess, Stanislav Motyka, Martin Krššák, Siegfried Trattnig, Thomas Scherer, Rupert Lanzenberger, Wolfgang Bogner
Whole-brain deuterium metabolic imaging via concentric ring trajectory readout enables assessment of regional variations in neuronal glucose metabolism.
Hum Brain Mapp: 2024, 45(6);e26686
[PubMed:38647048] [] [DOI] (I p)



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