By Oliver Sacks

The writer of twelve books, together with the bestselling Awakenings, the guy Who Mistook His spouse For a Hat, Musicophilia, and Hallucinations, Oliver Sacks is across the world popular for his compassionate method of sufferers stricken by profound neurological problems. but whilst an coincidence on an uninhabited mountain in Norway leaves Dr. Sacks with a critical leg harm, he turns into the sufferer. in the course of what must have been a regimen restoration interval, he reviews an overpowering sensation that his injured leg is now absent from his physique, and certainly from his actual understanding. In A Leg to face On, one in all Dr. Sacks’ so much own works, this anxious event is the start line of a desirable trip during the mysteries of belief, the actual substance of our identities, and the event of being a patient.

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Glomeratum USOS El cocimiento se toma en ayunas para estimular el apetito y aliviar el dolor e inflamación de los riñones. La planta entera se muele y se guisa, y con este preparativo se frota el vientre para mitigar cólicos menstruales. Es usada como antipirético, y diversos grupos étnicos la utilizan contra algunos malestares digestivos. Especie relacionada Helianthemum pringlei S. , hierba de la víbora, hierba de la gallina, u’am yooxi’ (tepehuano) se usa para lavar mordeduras de víbora. 76 HIERBA DE LA GOLONDRINA Nombre tepehuano toxkolh bhich (excremento de puerco) Nombre científico Euphorbia spp.

En Aguascalientes se toma el cocimiento de una hoja junto con flores de mala mujer (Solanum rostratum) para el cáncer, y para controlar la diabetes se toma el cocimiento de las hojas junto con ramas de hierba del negro (Sphaeralcea angustifolia) (García 1989). Q. , cucharillo, palo colorado, encino blanco, encino roble. Se reporta su uso en medicina vernácula. Nota: las hojas tiernas y las bellotas verdes de encinos tienen ácido tánico y quizás otros principios tóxicos que afectan al ganado que las consume (Aguilar y Zolla 1982).

Subviscida Wats. y A. lindheimeri Muell. Arg. La primera es una especie de amplia distribución en México; en Oaxaca se conoce como “hierba del pastor” y se utiliza para curar los “jiotes” en las manos, tallando la planta sobre la parte afectada. La segunda se utiliza en Nayarit para infección en la matriz (Gispert 1998). A. phleoides 73 HIERBA DEL COCHINO Otros nombres comunes hierba del marrano, chuchupate, raíz del cochino Nombre tepehuano chuchupate Nombre científico Ligusticum porteri Coult.

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