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On The Description Of (How) To Treat The Teeth And The Gums, Nutritive(S), (The Treatment Of ) Freckles, Tetter, Mange, The Prevention Of Geophagism, The Treatment Of Scabies, Styptic(S), And Cosmetic(S)

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This chapter presents English translation of a recension of Sabur ibn Sahl's (d. 869 CE) famous dispensatory as prepared by the physicians of a Baghdad hospital around the middle of the 11th century CE. It presents the description of how to treat the teeth and the gums, nutritive(s), (the treatment of ) freckles, tetter, mange, the prevention of geophagism, the treatment of scabies, styptic(s), and cosmetic(s). The chapter includes prescriptions for the treatment of blisters that appear in the mouth, tetter that occurs in the face, moist mange in delicate constitutions, moles on the face and also dry scabies.

Keywords: dry scabies; moist mange; moles; Sabur ibn Sahl's dispensatory



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