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Theoretical Materia Medica

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This appendix section of the book titled Practical Materia Medica of the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean According to the Cairo Genizah presents the table on the theoretical medicinal substances mentioned in fragments that were identified as parts of medical and pharmacological books revealed in the Genizah so far. The identification process of some of the substances was lengthy and extremely complicated. The data are arranged according to the origin of the medicinal substances, namely of animal, inorganic, and plant origin. The items are in the alphabetical order of the English common names.

Keywords:Cairo Genizah; materia medica ; medicinal substances; medieval Eastern Mediterranean



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