Cairo Genizah : Medical; alchemy

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Collection of recipes for the preparation of various medicines, including kohl and collyria (medicated eye-washes) for the eyes, potions against vermin and parasites. The fragment includes also recipes that appear to be alchemical and not medical in nature, and mentions ‘the elixir’ (الاكسير).</p>

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