Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Leaf from a book on pharmacopoeia describing different kinds of powder: one for diarrhoea and for strengthening the stomach uses seeds of garden cress, cumin soaked in wine vinegar, leek, myrobalan and blue bdellium; another powder, composed of crushed pearls, is recommended for depression, palpitation, strengthening the stomach and liver and rebalancing a hot temperament.</p>

 


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