Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Leaf from a work of pharmacopoeia describing the preparation of three confections to be take orally: one with lemon and cumin, useful as a digestive and carminative; one with dates for alleviating stomach colics in case of blocked faeces and excessive phlegm; one called ‘the confection of the bishop’ for treating stomach-and backache.</p>

 


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