Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Leaves from a work on materia medica, arranged in alphabetical order. Items presented here begin with the letters mīm and nūn and include ammoniac salt, borax, celery seeds, and cumin. Names of entries are copied outside the margins for ease of consultation; occasionally their main qualitative features are also reported in the margins (for example, ‘wet to the second degree’, P2, f. 2r).</p>

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