Akeso, goddess of the healing process
Country Greece
Gender Female
Parents Asclepius and Epione
Siblings Aegle, Hygeia, Panakeia, and Iaso
Cult center Epidarus
Greek Ακεσο
Roman counterpart Aceso
Pronunciation A-khe-SO

Akeso 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. Her male was counterpart was Akesis.

In Greek sculpural reliefs Akeso appears alongside her father Asclepius and sisters Hygeia, Panakeia and Iaso.