Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Bifolium from a collection of medical recipes, possibly part of a physician’s personal notebook. The fragment contains recipes for medicaments to treat cracks in the skin of the hand, the nipples and anal fissures, and for treating acne, and pain in the temples; description of a topical applications for curing heart complaints and for massaging muscles of paralysed limbs; description of ointments to treat chronic ulcers, gangrene, anorectal complaints and to relieve itching.</p>

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