Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Page from a cosmetic work dealing with the reasons for the whitening of the hair and with ways of dyeing the hair black. Materials used for producing the dye are: camphor, jasmine, peel of poppy, mandrake, lentils, sulphur, vinegar, myrtle, vine leaves, beet leaves, gallnut, alum, salt, henna, copper and rose hips.</p>

 


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