Akeso (Greek: Ακεσο, transliteration: Akeso, and spelled in Latin as Aceso) was the goddess of healing (wounds) and curing (illness). Her name means "healing, curing" (akesis). Unlike her sister Panaceia she represented the process of a curing rather than the cure itself. Her male was counterpart was Akesis. Her parents are Asclepius and Epione. In Greek sculptural reliefs Aceso appears alongside her father Asclepius and sisters Hygeia, Panaceia and Iaso.