This name derives from the Ancient Greek “Iasō (Ἰασώ) Iēsō (Ἰησώ)”. Iaso was the Greek goddess of recuperation from illness. The daughter of Asclepius, she had five sisters: Aceso, Aglæa/Ægle, Hygieia, Panacea, and Meditrina (Roman). All six were associated with some aspect of health or healing. For more information on the genealogy of Iaso, see Panacea.