Anestetici del passato: "spongia soporifera"

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    Abstract

    Analgesic of the past: spongia soporifera – In order to improve the knowledge of plants used in the past asanalgesic and anaesthetic, the authors refer in the current contribute to results coming from a bibliographical research carriedout on plants which constituted the ingredients of “spongia soporifera”, a preparation made of a see sponge togetherwith concentrated decoctions of medical plants. The authors analyse the species used for the preparation of “spongiasoporifera”, investigating them in historical, botanic, chemical, pharmacological and toxicological aspects.
    Original languageItalian
    Pages (from-to)253-260
    Number of pages8
    JournalQUADERNI DI BOTANICA AMBIENTALE E APPLICATA
    Volume21
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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