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Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Leaves rom a medical booklet dealing with coughs. Recipes are reported under the authority of Galen and the 9th-century physician Ibn Māsawayh, to whom the preparation of oxymel is attributed. Ingredients employed in the preparations described are lichen, mace, hyssop, cinnamon, cloves, myrrh, costus, cyperus, rose leaves, myrobalan, and thyme (serpolet).</p>

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