Inflammation is likely a key factor in epilepsy. This article does a great job of reviewing recent findings and the hope for a new drug to treat epilepsy. Please know, however, that there are several botanicals which may be beneficial in reducing brain inflammation. These should be coordinated by a healthcare provider who also understands any pharmaceuticals you may be taking. In addition, there are simple exercises which also may be helpful. Please call if you struggle with epilepsy.