Akeso (Greek: Ακεσο) was the goddess of healing (wounds) and curing (illness). Unlike her sister Panakeia she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself. she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself.
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"Epione: wife of Asklepios (Asclepius), and daughters named Hygeia, Aigle (Aegle), Iaso, Akeso (Aceso), Panakeia (Panacea)."
- Suidas s.v. Epione (Byzantine Greek Lexicon C10th A.D.)
In Greek sculptural reliefs, Akeso appears alongside her father Asklepios and sisters Hygeia, Panakeia and Iaso.
Her male was counterpart was Akesis.