Cairo Genizah : Medical; magical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Collection of pharmacopoeia, describing a mixture of powdered lentils and water to be applied to the the head for curing headaches, and a cosmetic preparation aimed at keeping the hair black and enhancing the growth of eyebrows. Ingredients include the ground horn of a goat. Magical characteres take up most of one folio.</p>

 


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