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Compound Medicines And Drugs

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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 some of the wide variety of compound drugs (medications) used by the medieval people of the Eastern Mediterranean, as mentioned in Genizah fragments. The drugs' names, their descriptions, and the methods of their preparation are presented, as well as selective class marks in which they are mentioned, without distinction between practical and theoretical information.

Keywords:Cairo Genizah; compound drugs; medieval Eastern Mediterranean



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