Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Leaves from an elegant Arabic book on materia medica, with detailed description of simples and rubricated headings. Simples described are: dodder, bindweed, gentian, euphorbia, hellebore, nard, celery seeds, almond oil, liquorice, sesame, violet flowers. Illnesses mentions are: excessive phlegm, colics, paralysis, palsy, leucoderma, leprosy, depression and melancholia.</p>


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