Rev Hist Pharm (Paris). 1997 ; 45(316): 405-10.
[The Aconit described by Nicander and today]
The herbal drug Aconite described by Nicander of Colophon (IInd century BC) is studied as to its symptoms and uses. The botanical identification presents some difficulties. There is a close correlation between the symptoms from Nicander's work and those cited by homeopaths authors.