Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Recto: introductory page of a medical work, beginning with the basal and referring to the sayings of the sages, before discussing a recipe for the cleansing of facial skin and resolving puffiness under the eyelids, tetter (a skin disease) and ulcerated scabs. Simples used are mustard, nard, garlic, lard, and olive oil. On verso polite formulae and badly rubbed jottings.</p>

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