Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Bifolium from a medical book focussing on the harmonisation of the elements in the body. The treatise appears to be divided into sections called risāla - the mutilated beginning of one risāla is partly visible on f. 2r. Mention is made of Al-Rāzī who recommended a remedy for bloody diarrhoea made up of apple, vinegar, plantago seed and aged cheese.</p>

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