alexipharmacon

alexipharmacon

An obsolete term for an antidote for poison.
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charantia, also known as bitter melon, has been used for centuries in TCM as an antipyretic and alexipharmacon herb.
Rhizoma coptidis has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as an antipyretic and alexipharmacons, and its main active component is berberine (BBR, Figure 1) [25].