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On The Prescription Of Stomachics, Myrobalan-Based Compounds, And Electuaries

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This chapter presents English translations of Arabic texts dealing with several instances of the prescription of stomachics, myrobalan-based compounds, and electuaries which are useful against severe coldness of the stomach, acid belching, a doggish craving (for food), phlegmatic and black-bilious fevers, coldness of the testicles, abdominal disorder, poor digestion, and weakness and coldness of the stomach. In each instance, a description of the preparation of the medicine is also provided.

Keywords: abdominal disorder; doggish craving; electuaries; myrobalan-based compounds; stomachics



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