Cairo Genizah : Medical; magical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: description of a chapter on childbirth difficulties. Treatment includes the writing of an amulet, the first part of which is inscribed with the šahāda. Verso: description of chapters on treatment of deafness, earache and throbbing headache. Simples used in recipes include violet, pepper, cress seeds, radish seeds and sesame oil.</p>

 


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